i have a 1985 nissan 720 with the zaps z 2.4 engine in it im looking to rebuild or jus replace the engine with a remanufactured one does anybody know of a good place on line sites are so sketshy i…Continue
"Yea it is a long wheel base but it really looks better with the roll bars now and yea i dont like the rims neither they r ok but thats the way i bought it yea the truck says its only got 110000 on it im not sure bc iv been having motor problems ever…"
"yea it seemed to run fine when i bought it beside it smoked a little but it got worse the more i ran it yea i got a lot to look at and check if the cam broke because of overheating witch it probably did.......... i really want to…"
"Did this run ok when you bought it???
Because the only thing I can even begin to think of is that the engine was overheated so bad that the cam seized up in the head from warpage. I suppose a cam can break, but these are far from performance…"
"So the machine shop called me yesterday and told me they found somthing wrong with the head and i needed to come and look at it...... the cam in the head was broke in half!!! aint that something......well it messed the head up were it…"
"Ok i got the head off....the head gasket is intacked the only thing i could tell is the gasket was not seated on the head on the exaust side so is there anything else i need to check im going to take the head to a machine shop tommorow while i am…"
"The shaft doesn't move if you are just pulling the head. The distributer can only go in one way. If you pull the timing cover then you will have to realighn, just don't release the tensioner. That is what the wedge is for."
"Wellill have to check that tommorow when i get tbe head off im trying to understand how to get top dead center i dont want to mess anything up i got some more reading to do because thats the step im on now the part that im not sure about is the…"
"just about any gasket kit is fine... but you REALLY should run a factory Nissan headgasket .
You need to check if the block is damaged from the gasket being blown between cylinders... if driven too long like that the deck in that area will be…"