1972 CHEVY EL CAMINO OUCH!

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Engine Mechanical problem
1972 Chevy El Camino V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic? Miles

A plug wire was left off my engine, it was driven this way for a few miles. Put wire back on continued to drive car for a while. There is now a clunking on the bottom end. Found there to be gas in the oil, could this have messed up a bearing or a piston or?

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Sunday, November 9th, 2008 AT 5:32 PM

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If oil was deluited for some time yes bearing damage can occur. Check fuel pump it maybe pumping oil into block.

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 AT 10:09 AM

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