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Old 05-12-2008, 04:04 PM
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What would cause engine knock in an 85 Base Lude?
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Old 05-16-2008, 02:00 AM
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THe wrong octane fuel, or the wrong spark plugs, or uneven cylidner pressure i.e. one cylinder's rings are worn but the others aren't, or inadequate fuel.
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Old 05-31-2008, 10:13 PM
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Keep in mind its a knock not a ping.
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knocking is usually a problem w/ the bottom end. like a spun bearing.

drain the oil and see if it looks milky or if you find any metal shavings in it.
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Old 06-26-2008, 02:25 PM
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Well I took it down to my girlfriends to swap motors and on the way it blew I think it threw a rod because antifreeze went everywhere. But I got my new used motor. but decided to take it to the garage to swap so there going to start on it the middle of next week can't wait to have it back. finally my car. parents got a new one. can't wait to drive it.
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