You got to be shitting me. I have never seen that before. So does it turn over
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> On Mar 13, 2018, at 3:38 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes
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> OK Youse Guyz with M116/M117 experience:
> Today I got back to that M116 that is not stuck, but won't turn over
> completely on 2 pistons TDC. It turns about 330-345 degrees.
> I cranked up the BIG compressor and blew air in the 2 offending holes, (plugs
> out). Out of the one on the left bank pops......
> ....Wait for it! .......
> . ......
> Yep, yellow popcorn kernels. Coming out of the 3rd hold back on the left
> The plugs and plug wires did not appear to be disturbed. The distributor was
> out, presumably broken/bent in the collision, or possibly robbed shortly
> after the accident.
> HOW COULD POPCORN GET IN THE CYL IF THE PLUGS WERE NOT DISTURBED?????
> Presumably the only other way was through the open intake valve. The spring
> loaded "valve" on the top of the engine (where the air cleaner covers the
> intake) was in place, and there did not appear to be any popcorn there. I
> will start to pull the stuff off the top of the engine tomorrow, to see if I
> find any other clues.
> When I cleaned the engine outsides, there was no popcorn evident.
> Is there something in the engine valley under the fuel distributor that
> meeses can chew through to store popcorn in the engine?
> The big air horn appears to be intact. the air hoses appear to be intact.
> (in all cases, as far as I can see with the top of the engine assembled.)
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