> How much got into the oil ? How long did you run it like that
> ? The
> main problem with the anti freeze is that it eats bearings.
> You might get
> away with changing oil a few times to get as much as possible
> out, but will
> most likely shorten the life of the engine.
> Have you ran it since the problem yet ? What we would do
> would be hold
> it at about 2500 or so and kind of let if "float" there at
> that RPM, feeding
> just a little more throttle then letting off and listen. If
> you hear a
> rattling type knock at the no load state it's the rod bearings
> with too much
> clearence. If it was run with the anti freeze in the oil it
> will most likely
> have a little extra clearence... Just my two cents...
> Good Luck hopefully it's not that bad...
> "HotRod53" <UseLinkToEmail@New & Used Cars Forums -
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> > Now that I’m almost ready to put the engine back together,
> what is
> > your suggestion to get the engine clean and rid of the
> > looking gook that is every where? I plan to dump the oil and
> refill it
> > with clean oil, start it up and run it for 10-15 min, then
> dump it
> > again, then refill with clean oil and add some restore or
> > like that to get into the bearings. What do you think or
> what do you
> > suggest? What about these products like motor flush, would
> they have
> > any merit?
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I would say that it got about 50 miles put on it from the time that we
realized that we were losing coolant. It wasn’t an all out goosh,
where is the coolant, we were losing a little each time and couldn’t
tell where it was going.