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Old 11-16-2008, 02:14 PM
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Cracked block

Ok I had my oil filter get a hole in it somehow on my plow truck and I replaced the filter. The leaking went away. Friend ran the truck 2 and a half hours out of town with no problem and then started coming home got about half way and it needed oil. He claims he looked at it and it has a 9 inch crack in the block. He said it probably froze over the winter and that is the problem. I have not seen my truck yet as its on its way here on a wrecker. Does this make sense to anyone? Or do you think the same as I do and that he was running it hard and messing around and did something? Nothing of mine will ever be loaned out again and I need to know where to go with this.
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Old 11-16-2008, 02:20 PM
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I don't think a single episode of running a truck would crack the block. It takes some serious abuse or engine neglect to crack a block, and a day of hot rodding isn't gonna do it.
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Old 11-16-2008, 02:44 PM
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I know but ive never had it freeze up and I take very good care of it and it has no mods done to it
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Ok think we found the solution and its not a cracked block its the filter housing is cracked
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