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Re: 4500 TBL oil in water

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10-28-2019 11:28:12

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Thank you, I appreciate these suggestions, as discouraging as they are. Several years ago I had to remove the engine and replace the crankshaft. Pretty sure I don't have the energy to face that again!

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10-28-2019 12:45:38

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 Re: 4500 TBL oil in water in reply to jimel, 10-28-2019 11:28:12  
If it makes you feel any better, I'll revise my predictions to 80% cavitation, 10% cylinder head soft plugs, or 10% head gasket. The reason why I raised the head gasket odds is because if your 4500 is an early model with the thin head gasket, that slightly increases the odds that it could actually be the gasket. That said, I can't remember the last time I worked on a Ford where the head gasket was the cause of water in the oil.

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10-28-2019 21:11:28

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 Re: 4500 TBL oil in water in reply to Bern, 10-28-2019 12:45:38  
I'll take those upgrades to my odds...

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