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    Anybody know what would make a z19dth sound tappety?

    Its had an oil and filter change and a cambelt kit and waterpump and it still sounds the same.

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    ???

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    They always sound tappy.
    Is it modified at all?

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    +what oil was used?

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    Compared to mine its really bad, and i serviced it with vx 5/30 fs, and its totally standard

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    the injectors can get noisy, try putting 500ml of 2 stroke oil in your next fillup and see it it quietens it down, if it doesnt, then the noise is likely comming from the top end of the engine, you could buy an engine stethoscope (only about a tenner) and probe round the running engine to try and find out where the noise is comming from

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    throw some injector cleaner in first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nutron View Post
    throw some injector cleaner in first.

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