strange... can you tell where its general area is?
maybe lay your hands on it to try to see if you can feel it...
It literally sounds the same in the car and under the car, I cant tell if its top end, bottom end, or something around the cam sprockets I guess the next step is to drain the oil and see if there is anything on my magnetic drain plug, if not Im pulling my valve covers off.
I also have 3rd gen lifters, which is why im not looking at them first. my noise seems to be more constant, coming from the front drivers corner (from what little I have looked into it), and varies with RPM.
just drained the oil. There is a small amount of metal on the drain plug but this is about the amount I usually see and considering the heads where off recently I wouldnt think this is enough to be alarming. The magnet is very strong so if I had a spun bearing I would think there would be more to see. What do you guys think, is this typical?
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