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? is my motor hammered$$$


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this all started this spring when car came out of storage .97 2.5 tip 30k ,2 nd owner. first trip out had driven car 20 min. decided to take thru paces.when drove in manual from 4th let car shift at redline. cel came on .p0301.p0302,p0304,p0305, codes popped. next replaced plugs.bosch 4417 platinum.still popped same codes.next changed oil,mobil 0w40 euro formula. next replaced fuel filter ,was not plugged,after cel comes on and flashes normally kicks on at 5k if continue to drive.car becomes very sluggish ,runs terrible.if i reset codes car will run ok until i go above 5k whole cycle begins agian, i was worried about cond of motor so ordered another oil filter pulled oil cup off removed filter tons of brass colored shavings in oil .i am now hopeful of good out come. if you all think this motor is hammered.what would you do to verify. if so who on west coast rebuilds. if bad should i look at 3.2/3.4 ect :unsure: :help: :cursing:

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Wow, Looks like bearings [looking through your eyes], where are you on the West coast. I would rather defer any judgement to some more testing.

Are your plugs getting fouled with oil. Is there a clunking noise...

Shavings, brass type are bearings of some sort, unless you have cross threaded something that may be brass.

3.4 for sure if you upgrade.

I would keep the motor in an Non Op until you figure it out though. The more you run it the more likely you will do more damage.

Sorry :(

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