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clatter in the head and uneven throttle

Discussion in 'Civic and del Sol - EG and EK' started by GODSPEED, Dec 18, 2006.

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    GODSPEED New Member

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    hi all im new to honda swap and here is my problem i hear a clatter in the head mainly only when i rev the motor up and i feel lotsa blow by and also when the motor warms up to temp the idle revs up and down but when i put it in gear it stays same idle....weird i think.but hears the story on the car a woman had it before me had 4 dui wrecks in it its a 97 2 door civic dx.it sat in a feild for about 4 years before i got ahold of it i bought it for $400.00 i got the body looking good bought a body kit now if i can get the motor straightened out it would be great thanks for ur help...it would be greatly appreciated!! ps it has 130k miles on it
     
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    ok now i checked the timing its perfect i lashed the valves i just reved it up and heard a squeal and it shut off it took a bit to start and nowit runs but i hear like a knocking im thinking a piston slap?tell me what you guys/gals think
     
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