Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 14:53:42 -0400
From: "Fred W." <Fred.Willsnospamove this to reply to' myrealbox.com>
Subject: Re: What's wrong with this picture (99 Turbo)


"Dave Hinz" <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote in message news:2rispfF1av27eU2nospamberlin.de... > On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 11:12:37 +1200, Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnospamr.net.nz> wrote: > > In message <2rgklcF1abfq3U1nospamberlin.de> > > Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote: > > > >> First person to spot the problem with the following photo wins, er, > >> I don't know, honerable mention or something. > >> http://68.78.86.35/dave/saab/99turbo/reanimation/engine_removal/img_1424.html > > > Err... 3 pistons at TDC at the same time? > > Yup! Number 2 (second from rear of car) is the culprit. Notice also > that the marks that show front/back of pistons are in line on 3 of 'em, > and about 120 degrees off on that one. I fear for the bore. Sounds like the rod broke. I don't think having the piston sitting at TDC all the time would do anything to the bore. The crank might have been damaged and obviously the rod. Plus the valves might have gotten knocked around some -Fred

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