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mrchipps
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May 17, 2012, 5:47 PM

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Frownmy oil filter got punctured and i did not notice i drove the car a mile on the freeway and got off to gas up and she started to run a little rough and then turned off i coasted down the road trying to start and i thought dam my battery is dead and im out of gas? well thats not the problem. I can Hand turn the crank with the sparks out and i have oiled the top end. How hard is it to hand turn the crank supposed to be my turns when i use my leg to push the breaker bar. Is there any hope ?
1995 nissan quest 130k engine was tight prior to this


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Hammer Time
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May 17, 2012, 5:55 PM

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You can bet you did some very serious damage. They don't run without oil.




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mrchipps
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May 17, 2012, 6:03 PM

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no sh_t I"m curious as to the diffaculty as to turning the crank the engine did not get really hot and it was rough for seconds like 30 then just shut off im hoping that maybe im lucky cus i have burnt an engine when i was really young 25 years ago so got any constructive advice i have allready made arrangments for the junkyard engine but i do not want to spend the $


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May 17, 2012, 6:06 PM

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If you don't want to spend the dollars on a used engine, then don't even think about rebuilding yours. It will be more expensive. Your options are basically buy a good used engine which is still a big gamble or buy a factory reman long block.




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