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      03-07-2013, 10:49 PM   #40

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Originally Posted by Fully_Bolted View Post
If you hit the pothole on the right side, maybe you damaged the oil cooler somehow? If it started leaking it could starve the engine of oil and seize a rod bearing causing it to snap and go through the block. Sucks either way.
Very plausible.

I have a gut feeling they aren't related to be honest. You would have noticed these symptoms since you hit the hole.