Deus ex machina. Wherein our hero's woes are suddenly solved by meteorite crashing through the garage roof, thus giving him a fresh start.
This reminds me soooo much of trying to squeeze even extra ounce out of a Ducati 2 valve. There is no cure, only management and diligent visits to horsepower anonymous meetings.
Holy crap, Stan, what a saga. And what a cool engine you have cooking!