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This is a discussion on ticks? within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; i replaced my pushrods and a spark plug on cyl.#5 now it runs perfectly fine now but still i hear ...

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    ticks?

    i replaced my pushrods and a spark plug on cyl.#5 now it runs perfectly fine now but still i hear a tick coming from ym muffler but not noticable in the engine bay, plus i had oil on my spark plug i replaced, is this bad? lemme know

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    did you do a compression test on all cylinders

    my guess is cracked ring lands?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joejenkinsglass View Post
    did you do a compression test on all cylinders

    my guess is cracked ring lands?
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    theres so much that can be wrong, mine only ticks under load, but if yours ticks at idle it might be a bad cat that has some loose shrapnel in it.

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    na no cats on it but my old high school auto teacher said it could be the ringlands and i guess that means my motor is basically fucked and im waiting for my buddy to get his compression tester

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