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1998 Chevrolet Blazer Question: muffler gets white hot and the motor makes apopping noice

 

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tylutki, Jackson, MI, June 05, 2013, 20:59
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i just put a new motor in my 98 blazer and now it is making a popping noice and the muffler and cadalice converter get white hot i changed the wires plugs and cap

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    goodguy June 06, 2013, 02:45
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    check to see if your converter is plugged

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    tylutki, June 06, 2013, 05:12
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    did and its not

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    globalhelper June 06, 2013, 06:13
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    poss running very lean

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    pushrod June 06, 2013, 08:02
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    Recheck ignition timing and plug wire placement to be sure #1 is where it is supposed to be! Running rough, lack of power?

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    ziptie12 June 06, 2013, 18:30
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    Was the new motor a 'long block' , 'short block' or complete used motor from a salvage yard? Popping through intake? Valve or timing(or both) issue.

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