Ok so some ppl are telling me that it may be a bad gasket between cyl 3 and 4 which makes sence to me same with broken pistons or lifters but could their be a chance the cam timing is off? I dont understand how it could be being the fire order is 1,3,4,2 and the first and last cyls are good but the middle are bad i figure if the timing is off they wouldnt even lift or sure enough if one doesnt lift in this case the other or next one wouldnt either right?
I dont understand how it could be being the fire order is 1,3,4,2 and the first and last cyls are good but the middle are bad i figure if the timing is off they wouldnt even lift or sure enough if one doesnt lift in this case the other or next one wouldnt either right?
Now hold on, cylinder 1 is at the front of the engine and 4 is at the rear. Its 1,2,3,4 from cylinders front to rear. It's 1,3,4,2 on the distributor.
Take your firing order, 1-3-4-2 and break them in half.
Cylinders 1 & 4 will rise at the same time then 3 & 2.
1 will be on compression stroke 4 will be on exhaust stroke. Then after 1/2 turn of the crankshaft 3 will be on compression & 2 on exhaust. another 1/2 turn 4 will be compression & 1 will be exhaust. another 1/2 turn 2 will be on compression and 3 exhaust. another 1/2 turn it starts all over again.
It take 2 revolutions of the crank to equal one revolution of the cam.
Just read the other thread ... you are in for a rough rebuild.
If I were you, I'd pull the plugs and the valve cover and turn the engine over with a breaker bar on the drive shaft (don't use the starter - all kinds of bad things could happen if the camshaft broke). If there is action in the rocker arms for pistons 3 & 4, then you are lucky - it is probably just a valve stem that snapped and rebuilding the head will get you back on the road.
If you threw a rod, or if the rocker arms don't move, I'd call a salvage yard and cut your losses there. There is a good chance that the internal damage from throwing a rod or breaking the camshaft will make the engine unrepairable.
Well im starting with tearing everything out huh. Im going to take a deeper look lol ive already got down to the fuel line tomorrow i work and im sure it will be dark by the time i get back but ill prob still try and attact the passenger side of the matter and get to the valve cover see what im dealing with wish me luck guys...
This is my christmas preasent lol how much its gonna cost isgoing to be my preasent from my rents and a little on my behalf this sucks!!!
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