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Old 12-27-2011, 11:44 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by njansenv View Post
Note that some mechanics will not use supplied parts, or won't guarantee their work when using supplied parts.
Never heard of this and I've had two motors rebuilt. If you show up with a garbage bag full of parts, sure. But if everything is either OEM or known superior aftermarket, there's no reason for this.

Originally Posted by njansenv View Post
I'd argue (and perhaps it's semantics) that the above description falls under "refresh" or reseal and not rebuild.
So what is a rebuild then? Forging new pistons by hand and cutting a new block out of a chunk of iron?
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