Originally Posted by carolinarednecknc
have you checked the roundness of the pistons one of them could possibly be a little oval before the engine heats up and the piston rings expand causing it to knock till the engine heats enough for the piston rings to fix the gap just a theory but a possibilty
Well the bores look good and the piston skirts look like they just came out of the box.
I believe the knock was coming from the big end of #5 rod since the insert is all but gone. Thanks for your comment......pg