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Old 06-13-2010, 06:33 PM   #1
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Default DBX loose rod, what next?

Discovered today that my DBX has a loose rod. The lower end is visibly loose and I can see where it has been rubbing on the engine case, which I'm sure is the tick-tick-tick sound I've been hearing. The catch is, I can't find rods, head gaskets or wrist pin clips for sale anywhere for the DBX. Can anyone tell me where I can get just these parts? The engine still has fantastic compression so I don't think I'm going to need a piston or cylinder.
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just to let you know if your rod is that sloppy that it was rubbing on the case or backplate your rear bearing is prob bad. When the bearing goes bad it wears the rod and then you start trashing the rest of the motor.
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Ebay a new motor for $89. I've seen them cheap on there.
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just to let you know if your rod is that sloppy that it was rubbing on the case or backplate your rear bearing is prob bad. When the bearing goes bad it wears the rod and then you start trashing the rest of the motor.
Thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to replace the bearings at the same time. Any suggestions on which ones will fit?

This thing seems to have let go pretty early, just short of 2.5-gal through it..
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