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injector knocking questions
I have made a cheap break away box to unplug injectors while running.( i can only do one side at a time, but it works) I have 3 new injectors 4,6 (from beans) and an AE reman from ford. I have some injector knocks and noises from the old injectors on the pass side but can live with it til I replace them.
The issue is, number 8 bangs and knocks like a broken flywheel. I can unplug 8 and it(major ticking, tack tack tack, goes away. I have 65 psi fuel pressure. I installed a riffraff return, to undo the dead end the fuel system.
My querstion is, since the hpop provides oil to both heads can failing injectors on the pass side cause the 8 cyl to knock? Sometimes on occasion, which makes no sense, I can unplug cyl 7 or 3 to stop the loud knocking. But know the motor is back to needing the 8 cyl unplugged.(mind of its own)
I removed my hpx line, to isolate one head from the other to try to pin point the issue.
This is a loud banging. I recently pulled out the motor and brought it to trucks unlimited and we found nothing broken in the motor.
So I guess, the major question is can say 2 injectors being worn on the pass side effect the sounds from the last one in the firing order on the other side?
Please shoot me some info.
2008 6.4 f250 lariat 4wd