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Mazda B2200: Why is my engine making a loud tapping notice.

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Why is my engine making a loud tapping notice. The engine is also rattling severely. I have change oil. I have put in new pistons. My timing is correct. I have put in a new carborator.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 1 year ago.
you need to do an oil pressure test, it sounds like there is no oil pressure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your quick response, however I think your answer is not correct, because my spark plugs is full of oil. Petrol is also coming out of my new Holly 2280 carburetor. Could it be my timing? What is the worst scenario in this situation?
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 1 year ago.
What you describe are the correct results if the engine did not have oil pressure for even a short period of time, and you continued to run the engine.so my answer is absolutely correct.

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