Originally Posted by bigdog7373
Its an stp filter. I run them on all my cars. I don't know how long its been on there though, definitely gonna change it.
I'm not going to doubt that there are large bearing clearances, but the block checked out ok and the cam bearing looked faily new so I left them alone. No blowby or anything. It runs great and no noises. Could the pickup be clogged? Maybe from debris during breakin?
That is a possiblity, not sure break in would have caused enough to clog it, but something may have. And for the record I wasn't saying you built the engine wrong just giving ideas of what may be the cause. After I read my post it did not read the way I intended. Sorry if I came across wrong.