Could be.  If I was barring over an engine I was unfamiliar with, I would 
definitely have all of the covers off to expose the moving parts so I could 
watch them while I was turning it over (slowly.)

-D


> On Feb 2, 2018, at 7:03 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> Dropped valve, mebbe?
> 
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 5:46 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
>> It has been out of the car, sitting on a shelf.  Plugs in.  I just pulled
>> the plugs and all look OK.  The pistons near TDC are 4 and 7  (Rt bank back
>> is 4) Left bank next to back is 7) when the engine stops turning.  From
>> what I can see shining a light in the holes, all are dry with normal
>> combustion residue.
>> 
>> I think the cylinders are ok.
>> 
>> Probably next is to pull the valve covers and start checking timing chain
>> and its guides.
>> 
>> 
>> Randy Bennell via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>>> February 2, 2018 at 4:45 PM
>>> 
>>> Have you heard it run or is this an engine in a derelict car that has not
>>> run in a long while?
>>> Are the spark plugs in it? Could a cylinder be full of coolant and
>>> causing a hydraulic lock?
>>> 
>>> RB
>>> 
>>> 
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