Had 150k miles on it.
Here's exactly what happened, maybe someone can give me some insight in what might be the problem.
I was driving home from work got about 2 miles away from home, downshifted and heard a rattle sound so got it home and noticed it only rattled at 3k rpm then stopped so I thought maybe a spun bearing? Listened around the engine, narrowed it down to the driver side of the engine closer towards the cabin. Turned the car off then tried restarting it but now the car wouldn't start unless I gave it gas? All other times the car started just like that but now I needed to give it gas for the engine to turn over.
so my dumb move was then to drive it around the block to see if it was going to rattle in all gears got it half way then what seems like a jump in timing maybe? Then the grinding noise started so I pulled into a turnaround turned off the engine and coasted down the hill and pushed the car the rest off the way home.
So the engine still runs, no white smoke coming from exhaust Im going to drain the oil tomorrow and check for metal shards and check the coolant as well. Im trying to be hopeful in not having to spend a ton of money in fixing it.
Any help is great!
Cobb Accessport Stage 2.
JDM ej205 swap.