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Old 03-21-2012, 10:03 PM
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Classic detonation, upper limit for compression on pump gas, too much timing. I did the same, even worse on my blower motor last year. I'm guessing the rings are tight in their grooves? Mine hammered bad enough I couldn't pull them out. I'm surprised you couldn't hear the death rattle.
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