Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Off the Grid in Chester Grant
Yes, you need a compression test to tell more. You do one dry, then add a tablespoon or two of oil down the plug hole and do it wet. If the compression comes way up, it is bad rings, if not it is the intake valve that your symptoms imply is blown.
Mine was just missing and blowing massive blowby with only 25 psi in that cylinder. No popping out the carb or exhaust. Mine was rings.
86/00 CJ7 Laredo, 33x9.5 BFG AT's, 'glass nose to tail in '00, 'New' frame,wires and plumbing in '09. Carter BBD Carbed 4.0 HO in '10.
89 YJ Renegade. BBD Carbed 4.0 HO. Locked front and rear with 33x9.5 BFG AT's
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