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Old 01-17-2013, 08:31 PM
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Question #BR549. ...engine...Kaw FH500

Condition...Fresh rebuild...less than 1 hr runtime..
New rods..pistons..rings..crank..cam..and all gaskets and seals..

Situation...After the initial run in and tuning...upon checking the oil...there was a silver sheen on the dipstik and metal flakes in the oil...

Name That Failure..

A)...Rods overtorqued..
B)...Engine block not properly cleaned after crosshatching the cylinders..
C)...All Mobil 1 oil in silver bottles has a silver sheen in it..
D)...Silver rebuilding paint got sprayed inside the engine..
E)...Not a problem...all new engines turn the oil silver with metal flakes..
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