<VV> RE: Greenbrier engine problems

Louis C. Armer, Jr. carmerjr@mindspring.com
Wed, 11 Aug 2004 18:08:11 -0400

Yes to both and both very possible in this case...............Bummer !!!

Chuck Armer

At 08:29 AM 8/11/04 -0500, you wrote:
>We pulled the engine last night.  #5 & #6 rods were thrown; it looks as if 
>the rod bearings lost oil flow.
>This engine had not been run in a long while.  Do you think it is possible 
>some sludge in one of the galleries broke loose & plugged up 
>something?  Or, is it more likely that the oil level (being way low) 
>starved those bearings?

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