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    As per the title what would of caused this ?, i purchased a car on friday that had started chugging and smoking and was sold to me as a non runner and this is what i have found


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    Car has been cooked, extreme heat probably as a result of car being raced, whats it from?

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    looks like a piston lol or was

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    What car is it?

    has it been tuned or at least attempted?

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    again what car was it?

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    almost looks like the piston crown has been whacked

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    Possibly a fragment of something fallen into the cylinder causing damage to the piston crown which has then failed further.

    I'd imagine the cylinder will be ragged badly as well, looking at those rings.

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    wonder if its a 2.2 that had previous chain failure .

    guess not then

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    Quote Originally Posted by JM53 BEL View Post
    Car has been cooked, extreme heat probably as a result of car being raced, whats it from?

    Its from an mgzt and belonged to an elderly gent so unlikely to have been raced

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    looks like a piston lol or was
    i think it started its life as a piston lol

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    What car is it?

    has it been tuned or at least attempted?
    mgzt and is completely standard

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    what engine in the mg zt

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