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So since my 6 or 7 page post on ERDT on swapping out my engine has been smashed into oblivion, I decided to continue it a bit here. For all of you who don't know, I blew the head gasket a month or so ago and have been working to get it fixed. To make a long story short, it was more than just the gasket that was messed up so I decided to get a new engine. Lucky me Jacob Russell had his spare one still from when he turbo'd his Escort and offered to sell it to me. I got the engine in and started up and everything worked peachy keen. My main concern right now is there is this really weird rattling that's coming from the alternator side of the engine but I have no idea where exactly it's at. It sounds like metal on metal, like maybe there's a pulley loose or something but I tried moving them by hand and there isn't much play if any. I also broke the plug on the right side of the head that I guess controls the cooling fan so that thing just kinda flops around. I've also noticed that when the car's been running for a while, smoke starts to pour out of the piece that the plug is on and out of the exhaust manifold. I'm going to go tomorrow and buy a new exhaust manifold gasket and some sealant stuff to make sure nothing gets out of there. As for the other two things I have no idea. As always, any help is appreciated.
 

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hey dude, did u check ur bottom pully, to make sure the bolt, and key is tight? Mine did that and made a really bad noise
thats the only thing I know it could be
 
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