Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 06:53:08 +0100
From: danny <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9k oil pressure drop

Charles Christacopoulos wrote: > > > so if you put them together end to end the formed a circle > > Do you mean solid slices like salami or rings eg. slices that look as if > they have come from a tube No, they are straight slices off a solid pin, but I was completely out with the diameter - I meant 2.9mm diameter. Sort of like a watch strap pin. > I can't figure out what you are seing (and my engine re-building is from > the early 900s) > > > > > Now draining the sump to see what other bits of metal might be lurking > > there... > > > > In my days in the army I found pison oil scraper rings broken and in the > sump but their diameter is a bit bigger than 25 - 26 mm but they are > thin enough to look like a very fine slice of a large tube. > > I can only thing of the the sleeves of the small ends which could be > around 25mm (or is it the big ends ... I knew I should have left the > crankshaft in the dinning room). In full honesty I would look much > nearer the pump for what you found esp. in case there were some old > simms or similar in there when you did the previous job. > > I notice you are a gaggia & espresso nutter too (that is where I have > come accross you before). Yeap just got my classic back from repair and > got a new coffee filter ... I will have to grind coffee to nanometer > thickness to pull a double shot in 25sec :-) I didn't fine anything else in the sump oil apart from a small slither of what looks just like flaking paint, but aluminium. Espresso is now my business, trying to educate Portsmouth to quality coffee (where I don't regard Starbucks as quality)... -- Regards, Danny (a purely hobby site) (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) (UK/European online ordering for Malabar Gold blend) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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