The source of the knock turned out to be a spun No. 3 rod bearing that still bore its 8-84 birth date. The wounded crank cleaned up after a 0.030 cut. In keeping with the budget theme, the stock forged pistons, cam, and lifters were reused. The total price of the machine work and parts was $657.89, which included one rod, fresh rings, bearings, and a gasket kit.