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post #137 of (permalink) Old 04-19-2016, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
If you used an aftermarket double row roller timing chain it could a connecting link that might be hitting the block as it rotates. I have experienced that problem occasionally with a BBC. I had to grind the block to clear the chain going around the cam gear.

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This was a running engine when I pulled it. I didn't do any engine work other than re-gasketing it to fix the oil leaks. This engine should have never failed.

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