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    This is remind me of taking multiple-choice tests when I went to school for automotive, and the teacher would throw in an option for laughs:

    D) Replace long block.

    Time for a K-swap, buddy!

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      Woah Buddy! Nah I’m building the h up now. Just dropped it off today to get sleeved. But the Accord will only see an F series in it. I have a feeling it’s something with the trans. But I have one more test to confirm it’s not the engine.
      ~Nick~
      FSAE (F Series Accord Enthusiasts) ..."A dying breed thats taking it to the next level" Lucky #13
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        I’m super embarrassed to say this but I have found my source of the knock and it was my wastegate dump tube hitting against my traction bar….. At least now I know I have fresh rod and thrust bearings….
        ~Nick~
        FSAE (F Series Accord Enthusiasts) ..."A dying breed thats taking it to the next level" Lucky #13
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          OMG. On the one hand it was nothing serious, on the other hand that was a lot of unnecessary labor! I am glad that your quest was successful though.
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            I'm guessing it's your clutch release bearing. Like a bad spot on one of the balls of the release bearing. When you put pressure on it, it tightens up and can't "bang around". With your foot off the clutch the shaft is rotating the bearing (maybe it's stuck as well) and you've worn a flat spot on it or the bearing. It could also be a broken tooth of the pressure plate. There's nothing else in there doing a rotational thing, and I'm guessing your issue sounds like a rotational "knock". Does the knock change with rpm?

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              Raf did you see my post above?
              ~Nick~
              FSAE (F Series Accord Enthusiasts) ..."A dying breed thats taking it to the next level" Lucky #13
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                I did now. haha... d00d.

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                  You found metal in the oil if I remember correctly, so in my opinion this was not wasted effort. Just good preventative maintenance and peace of mind.

                  Raf when the clutch isn't depressed our throw out bearings are not engaged therefore not spinning. They rest on the transmission housing itself and not the input shaft, so there is no spinning in the center for them. The face engages the pressure plate and then spins. They only make noise when shot and engaged.
                  MRT: 1993 Honda Accord SE Coupe (Lola)

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                    Ahh yes. So my question is how did this new sound come to be ?

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                      So not sure if you recall me asking if there was a way to tighten a loose vband clamp a couple months ago? Anyways, my wastegate dump tube is v band that I purchased from a person local. I believe the clamp is slightly too big so over time with the vibrations of the engine my dumptube which is normally angled down and towards the driver side wheel slowly starts to rotate pointing directly down to the ground. I have never had it actually touch the traction bar when it does this. Usually I can hear it rattle slightly between the wastegate outlet and the dump tube. So I would tighten the clamp and continue on my way. Not the tube and traction bar.

                      So when I went to inspect the dumptube when the noise first came about the pipe and clamp were tight and didn't look like they shifted at all. So I didn't think it was that and it also sounded different from what I'm use to hearing. A way to combat this from happening again in the future is having a bracket welded on the pipe and bolting it to the block or traction bar.
                      ~Nick~
                      FSAE (F Series Accord Enthusiasts) ..."A dying breed thats taking it to the next level" Lucky #13
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