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'81 Corvette engine noise


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Aug 2, 2012
Howell, MI
1981 Red Coupe
Good morning all. This is an update to my post from November 2015. I had a strange noise coming from the engine compartment that was hard to detect what it might be. Turns out that 2 lobes of the cam had failed and 2 lifters were cupped. My local mechanic pulled the motor, replaced the cam and all of the lifters, checked the crank for trueness, replaced all of the bearings, seals and gaskets. It now runs great and I am a happy camper again. Thanks to Mark at Quality Auto Center in Cadiz, KY. GREAT price too.

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