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Author Topic: Does anyone have a bore camera I can borrow?  (Read 5897 times)
catapultkid
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« on: December 13, 2015, 09:44:56 AM »

I need to inspect the oil pump inside the merkur but dont really want to pull the motor again and drop the oil pan.

Just need to read the model number off of the oil pump, by going in from a 1/2" npt fitting welded onto side of the pan. So it will need to be flexable and smallish. No more than 1/2" in diameter

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2015, 07:59:24 AM »

I have a cheap one from harbor freight.  I'll check to make sure it's less than 1/2".
If so I'll get it to Jeff C. and you can get it from him.

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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2015, 07:12:32 PM »

Someone posted a similar question on garagejournal and these (link and link) came up.
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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2015, 07:45:04 PM »

Thanks Beth!

Justin, those are pretty amazing. Going to order one tonight. So many uses at that length.
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1990 k20 swapped Gti (3rd motor)
1985 merkur xr4ti (4th motor)
1989 6.0 lsx swapped k2500 (2nd motor)
2000 honda insight (1st motor... yay)
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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2015, 11:49:34 AM »

Just to close the loop on this. Bought the cable, taped it to a piece of tig wire I was able to snap a few photos of the tag on the under side of the oil pump.

This thing is super useful. It said it was water proof and it is. However I dunked it in oil and it kinda spotted the lenses permenatly however I still highly recommend these if your in the market. It fits down inside of the sparkplug hole with ease. I checked out all my cross hatching that way.

Good news is that I have the correct pil pump, so no need to pull the motor again... at least not for this.
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1990 k20 swapped Gti (3rd motor)
1985 merkur xr4ti (4th motor)
1989 6.0 lsx swapped k2500 (2nd motor)
2000 honda insight (1st motor... yay)
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