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Just got my elky back, the knock is coming from a cracked flywheel and the flywheel is missing a couple of teeth, Do you think this is because I don't have a flywheel cover? Well off to the junk yard tomorrow to get a flywheel and cover for a TH400. Also what do yall think about setting timing by ear instead of a timing light, I ask them what did they set the timing at they was dumbfound and said we set it by ear. Should I take it back and tell them to set it by timing light 8 - 12 degrees BTDC? I'm not having good acceleration at take off. Could it be the TH400 is just to much for my V8 5.7L 350, the only mods I did was eldebrock cam and lifter set, new timing chain double roller, intake, hedders, eldebrock 1406 carb., new oil pump, new water pump and serpentine set up, pushrods. Will post pictire in a few.:let_it_all_out:
Do yourself a favor unless of course you like getting ripped off, and get to another mechanic!! They probably didn't even time it...I've found that if they don't use a timing light, they can manage to use the "oh we do it by ear" excuse, and then you're going to be parting with more of your $$$ before you realize what hit you! Good luck!
 

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My car never made the noise I hear it have a clicking sound when I turn the motor off, right after about 30 sec I turn it off it goes click -click -click -click -click and its hard to start, now I get low oil pressure and I never had a problem with oil pressure, excuse my french but they f----- up my car man I'm P.O.'d:banghead::angry:
I TOTALLY understand and know how frustrating that is!! BEEN THERE-DONE THAT!! I really hope you can find someone reputable, to get to look at your ride and get you back up and running with NO problems!! Keep us posted, and good luck!!
 
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