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Originally Posted by Voodoo do a leak test, that will tell you what u want to know I forgot, how ...




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Old 07-13-2009, 07:55 AM
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do a leak test, that will tell you what u want to know
I forgot, how do you do a leak down test. Where do you get the leak down gauge? Thanks

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Harbor freight has the leak down kit. Cheap, price and quality.

just like a compression test but you end on the compression stroke and watch the gauges, one has a ck vlv the other doesn't this checks how much your cylinder leaks over a givin time....

As Voodoo, Prof, Ronnie will tell you it's the only way to really see the engine. You could buy a scope and take a peak at the pistons and valves.
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I got mine from Jegs. http://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/80520/10002/-1
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Jay makes a good point, see if someone will lend you their scope...a look at the top of your pistons would be good info at this point...if it looks like a diamond mine, you have problems...
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