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Old 03-17-2012, 10:59 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by nate_s89 View Post
More progress today. Got the engine torn down and just need to get it cleaned up and I can start reassembling.

Anyone have any suggestions as to what I should use to clean the block, pistons, and cylinder walls?
By cleaning the cylinders, I hope you mean honing! You really should run a hone through them before you reassemble. The pattern is needed to properly break new rings in. A shop can hot tank, clean, and hone the cylinders for like $150. Well worth it.
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