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Compression readings....

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by bigbluesub, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. bigbluesub

    bigbluesub New Member

    Greetings All, is a reading of 160 too high for a 89 350 with 110,000 miles on it........
  2. murdog94

    murdog94 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    NO that isnt to bad... what you are really looking for is a nice even compression across all 8 cylinders..
  3. bigbluesub

    bigbluesub New Member

    Well, i belatedly pulled the car fax on my truck and it looks like it might have 200k+ on the engine. Could be why i cannot fix the pinging...........
  4. murdog94

    murdog94 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Possibly but i would run a full compression check on all 8cyl. and then you will have a better picture of the health of your motor.

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