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Re: Compression test results
Most likely valves, could be cam, lifter. Ask one of those (certified) mechanics to do a cylinder leak down test on cylinder #6. That should direct you somewhat, if they hear air out the carb, intake valve, air out the exhaust, exhaust valve. etc...
Redo your PCV system, it plays an important role.
The lower sounds shouldn't be too bad, but see how it sounds when the upper half is running correctly.
Clean your engine (the right way) and then see where the oil comes from. That will make that alot easier.
1979 CJ-7: 304, T-150, much is my rebuild
1985 CJ-7: 258, T-5, for Peru Excursion
1989 XJ: has seen every state except Hawaii
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