Ever wished you had just stayed home?
Oh man, it’s never a good feeling; but if you push the limits enough you’re basically guaranteed to find them. Â Not much can ruin your day quicker than hearing aÂ gut-wrenching boom emanate from under your hood. Â Engine carnage pics are the topic du jour on SVTP, and some of the posts are truly horrifying.
Running a bit lean and popping a piston is one thing, but going so lean that your pistons look like someone melted them with a torch is another. Â Don’t get me started on the mangled mess pictured to the right. Â That my friends is a broken crank, likely to be closely followed by a lightened wallet. Â Grenading an engine is typically not a pleasant experience, but it’s something that a lot of us have in common. Â So check out the war stories of engine carnage in the SVTPerformance.com forums by clicking the link below, and don’t be afraid to share your experiences: