What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

Jolene the Sunbird woke from her slumber (she’s been sitting since November 25th) and we went for a 40 or so mile drive today.

Had to charge the battery a while before it’d start. It has a cheap Rural King battery in it that’s approaching five-years-old.

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She has an oil leak from her valve cover gasket and the oil pressure sending switch. Both of those together cost less than $10.00, so it could be worse. But a bit of an oil puddle burned off the exhaust when I started it today and the subsequent little smoke show scared me half to death!

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I still love it. Just under 57,000 miles now.

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