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03-28-2013 10:21 PM
Custom10 Fine example of why regular check-ups keep you on your feet, or in this case firing on all 8. good catch.
03-28-2013 03:35 PM
Fang16
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Originally Posted by xxllmm4 View Post
I would give it a 95% chance its tumbling media. Tho not exactly the same this it comes in hundreds of versions.
Yep, that's it. Wondering now how it got in there. Towelheads? lol
03-28-2013 12:03 PM
BigMo I agree, used to have one in a shop i worked in,,,,,,its a single piece of media from a tumbler
03-28-2013 11:47 AM
xxllmm4 I would give it a 95% chance its tumbling media. Tho not exactly the same this it comes in hundreds of versions.
03-28-2013 07:11 AM
Fang16 Not sure? It's not that shiny, lol. It's very magnetic where stainless isn't that magnetic.
03-27-2013 09:52 PM
33Willys77 X2 with Imsport. Sure looks like media for a tumbler. Is it stainless?
03-27-2013 09:10 PM
Fang16 Nope, no hole in it. All the push rods are ok. Could be from the PCV valve but it's ok and on the other valve cover so I'm thinking sabotage as suggested. Although I rarely have the front end open in public. Once at a car show last year and once at the strip.
03-27-2013 08:11 PM
tresi Hey neighbor, I'm another one that want to know if there's an oil hole in it. Perhaps a view from the bottom would help.
03-27-2013 03:39 PM
lmsport I have thousands of those in my parts cleaning tumbler machine.
03-27-2013 02:55 PM
gearheadslife PCV check ball
03-27-2013 12:34 PM
junior stocker What engine is this from? I would tend to go along with a push rod tip, but have never seen one broken "that far" up. Is it "hollow with a lube hole? How's the engine running? You've definitely got some interest in what it might be. Could it be the result of being vandalized? Butch/junior stocker.
03-27-2013 11:48 AM
68NovaSS X2, never seen that before!! What brand are they...?
03-27-2013 11:22 AM
RWENUTS Pushrod tip!!
03-27-2013 10:06 AM
Fang16
Found under vavle cover

Pulled my valve covers to set the valves and found this laying next to a valve spring. Been about 2000 miles since I set the valves (solids) so it was time. Looks big enough to at least block an oil passage. Any ideas what it is and where it might have come from? It's not a ball shape, it' kind of tapered on each end. Hope the pic shows it well enough.

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