RE: Is My 65 383 Engine done?
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RE: Is My 65 383 Engine done?



Read through this for a lot of background info and head-scratching. :) 

 http://www.crankshaftcoalition.com/wiki/Freeing_a_stuck_engine

Thanks,
Gary H. 

>  -------Original Message-------
 
>  
>  _I put some Coke into the cylinders & let them set overnight. With an
>  almost 4ft cheater pipe & it still didn’t budge. I guess I’ll try
>  transmission fluid. I’m not getting any oil up into the engine by
>  using the oil priming tool & drill. I’m using an electric drill. _
>  
>  _ _
>  
>  _If I put the drive shaft back in, put the trans in D &/or R & try
>  moving it that way, would that provide more torque to rotate the
>  engine? I think the engine will have to be rebuilt at this point
>  anyway. So I think pulling the pan off & checking it out from the
>  bottom may be a waste of time.  _
>  
>  _ _
>  
>  _I’m not going get into another engine rebuild. I think this 65 383
>  Monaco is worth restoring, but I don’t have the funds & time. I have
>  two other cars to work on as it is._
>  
>  _ _
>  
>  _What’s Y’All advice from here?_
>  
>  _I thank  everyone for Your support!_
>  
>  _Jerry_
>  
>  _ _ 

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