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Old 07-22-2013, 12:30 AM
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Re: New cylinder heads

DO NOT TEAR DOWN TILL YOU ACTUALLY TEST THE OIL PRESSURE. Oil pressure senders are decently common and if your dropping out randomly and picking it up randomly I would lean towards an oil pressure sender, obviously being a total S.W.A.G. (scientific wild ass guess).

Coolant, you have the heater core hoses around that side, ensure you dont have leaks... honestly I dont know how long you have run it, but they can smoke for a long time after open heart surgery. Figure out your oil pressure issue and then let it run. It could be your radiator cap leaking externally on the passanger side of the motor... I have seen one that visually was perfect but if you revved the engine up for a couple seconds it would spray externally.
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I appreciate your response. Hopefully it works out. Ordered a mopar sending unit online since I read terrible things about aftermarket. Seems like an odd coincidence for that to go out at the same time after an cylinder head replacement but I suppose stranger things have happened. if that doesn't work I'll check to see what the pressure is with a gauge to see if its actually low. Will inspect all hoses and cap and see what happens when I give the engine a good Rev. I'm still worried about smoke out the exhaust but it was only running for 15 minutes. Will also check the oil and coolant to see if either look like it has been mixed with the other. Ill be sure to post my results and findings.
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Re: New cylinder heads

Put on a Coolant system pressure tester. Saw a dripping leak from one of the heater hoses. Explains the white smoke from that side of the engine. Next was to take a look at the oil sending unit. turns out that the wires for the sending unit were exposes and looks to be causing the issue with the oil pressure reading as the engine seems to be having good pressure. Last was the main leak that was spraying over the top of the intake manifold. Had a friend rev up the engine while I inspected and it was shooting straight out of the valve cover seam. Strange since I put brand new gaskets on it but perhaps they didn't seat properly.

So looks like I discovered the causes for my problems. Going to attack this tomorrow and see how it turns out.
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