Build Thread Frankenstang- Eaton M112 5.0 - Ice cold AC and 11PSI

a91what

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well first oil change after the re- rebuild and i have this in the oil
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before i go off and curse all creation i am going to run it for another 500 miles and see if this is just stuff left over from the bearing replacement
 
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CarMichael Angelo

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I-I-I- don't know....my " junk" that was in my oil change wasn't brass colored. You don't have a bronze dist gear by chance do you?

At this point, you got no choice but to run it for however long, and pull the filter again. I'd say since you didn't actually pull the engine apart there's a chance that that is residual from the previous calamity.
 

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I would put cheap oil in it, start it, let it come to temp and change it. Several times. Wash all that :poo: down.

Have you had the valve covers off? I would make sure no trash is in the heads and pour oil or mineral spirits to rinse them down too. Maybe even 'fill' the engine up. Without starting it, maybe put 10 quarts of oil or mineral spirits in it and try to flush that crap out. I wouldn't drive it 500 miles until at least flushing out the oil showed no signs of metal.
 

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Going to change the oil again this weekend, so far the oil pressure is good so im just driving it until something happens.

If you are interested in following my madman like rants and looking at datastreams you can join me here to read about how i am using the higher functions in the datalog viewing software to dial the tune in.
https://www.stangnet.com/mustang-fo...tuning-m112-eaton-custom-blower-build.904752/
 

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Going to change the oil again this weekend, so far the oil pressure is good so im just driving it until something happens.

If you are interested in following my madman like rants and looking at datastreams you can join me here to read about how i am using the higher functions in the datalog viewing software to dial the tune in.
https://www.stangnet.com/mustang-fo...tuning-m112-eaton-custom-blower-build.904752/
That's the plan that 2 out of 3 dentists recommend for patients that do their own mechanic work.

Run it.
Rinse.
Repeat.

*edit...or maybe it was "Sugar free Trident is the gum that 2 out of 3 dentists recommend for patients who chew gum....."

I get these tag lines mixed up sometimes......
 

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Well second oil change after driving it all week, I have been told this all looks like regular break in.... oil pressure is still good and motor runs like a dream so far...
https://photos.app.goo.gl/zGfmZRyExhjcUZje6

pictures are in the link above. tell me what you think.
That's exactly what my 1st oil change looked like. #2 had the bearing chunks in it. #3 was what I posted last night, same oil as #2, but new filter. You're on track, haha
 

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I don't know,...that still looks pretty chunky to me...if stuff doesn't clean up significantly after this change, you have a different issue here Jeeves.

Collins oil was clean after change two, my oil was clean after change two,..yours still looks pretty nasty.
 

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I don't know,...that still looks pretty chunky to me...if stuff doesn't clean up significantly after this change, you have a different issue here Jeeves.

Collins oil was clean after change two, my oil was clean after change two,..yours still looks pretty nasty.
All of that was in the filter, I haven't drained the oil yet to see what's in it. I am starting to think maybe i didnt get the block clean enough, or something is eating itself....