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Old 05-10-2006, 05:45 PM   #7
Lennon
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v6 sti heads

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Originally Posted by AaronWRX
what's the knock count? 1?
usually yes, sometimes no...i've had a knock count of five and another of four

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Originally Posted by TurbojonLS
Does the noise go away once the engine warms up? Isn't piston slap only a factor on startup, then goes away once things warm up?
no, not entirely, the slap only gets quieter as it warms up. it does not silence completely. and it's not necesarily the same volume consistantly either (though rythmic), it seems to depend on what rpm / gear you're at / in. anyway, thanks for the input...this will be investigated further.

i still plan to post up some logs for your review, but you need to know that they are completely whacked out
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