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    Re: LM 318 with one oily plug

    The compression and leak down tests revealed cyls 1 and 3 had 45 PSI, and lots of flow into the carb. No other sounds, smells, bubbles, etc noticed.

    Pulling the heads this week. The...
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    Re: LM 318 with one oily plug

    I was hoping to get a decent excuse to re-power... but I'll do the compression and leak down test... thanks for the reminder!
    Brooks
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    LM 318 with one oily plug

    Before I start my weekend - perhaps one of you guys can help me with my 1984 Chrysler Marine LM 318 reverse rotation (1 2 7 5 6 3 4 8) timed to 5 BTDC and a gap of 0.035. It has a pertronix...
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    Re: 318: water blown out of spark plug holes!

    UPDATE: I truly love these Chrysler motors!

    Obviously I've abused them to no end, and yet this motor, even after coughing up water in all the wrong places, continues to perform! After a myriad...
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    Re: 318: water blown out of spark plug holes!

    Great - now I get it. I thought that was a water passage! DoH

    http://www.marineengine.com/boat-forum/showthread.php?409082-Intake-manifold-exhaust-crossover
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    Re: 318: water blown out of spark plug holes!

    I was just flushing the motor out with hose water - must have been higher pressure than the system expected, but good that it blew though my silicon sealant and metal gasket mixup. The felpro...
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    Re: 318: water blown out of spark plug holes!

    You gotta be kidding me - I read all over the place that colder = better and thus no restrictor plates are needed.

    Is this is physics thing or theory? Sorry to be obstinate, I'm just getting...
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    Re: 318: water blown out of spark plug holes!

    As always - I value the information you guys all have - I went with the KISS principle and tore the intake manifold off. I did this because the Victor Reinz gasket kit never seemed right - see the...
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    318: water blown out of spark plug holes!

    Feel free to laugh - but I'd like hear some of my options

    1 - it's an easy fix
    2 - that's a massive screw up
    3 - 360s are the way to go - buy two

    After a truly extended maintenance period - I...
  10. 318 - Time for a new head gasket... what else?

    I used to have a Luhrs with a single 360, now I have a Trojan with two 318's - all was well until...

    I took the Trojan out after setting idle(s), installing new FWC riser gaskets, and a few...
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