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Been hearing the death rattle last few startups and my chain is indeed loose . . . .
Iv'e only heard it once. Right after changing my timing chain I ran Wally-World 5W 15 motor-oil and a quart of Marvel Mystery Oil as an oil system flush. I only ran it gently for 250 miles strictly around town. When I drained it and it came out BLACK and with some globs. When I refilled with 20W50 and started it the engine made a rattling sound that scared the hell out of me. It promptly quit once the oil pressure came up. I haven't heard it since.

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