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Old 05-08-2009, 10:54 PM   #21
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I'll be going 8:1 when I do mine...

eventually...
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:13 PM   #22
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Holy ****, looks like #3 con rod was about to detonate. In the assembled shot, you can see #3 piston sitting low.

On the plus side, I don't see any indication of detonation. I guess I was seeing carbon buildup w/ the boreoscope, not pitting after all.

A buddy of mine (who builds bike motors) told me to run it and track down the noise w/ a stethescope, good thing I didn't
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Old 05-12-2009, 11:31 PM   #23
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It takes a lot of pressure on top of a piston to do that. Congrats You saved your block and possibly your crank and head. Now you get to have forged rods.
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Take some more photos of the cylinder walls. They look fucked up.
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Take some more photos of the cylinder walls. They look fucked up.
Ok, will do.

Maybe this is the excuse I've been looking for to increase the bore.
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Holy ****, talk about a wall ornament!
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Ok, will do.

Maybe this is the excuse I've been looking for to increase the bore.
Lol, I told my wife before the tear-down that if I have an intact bent rod that it's going on the wall.

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Old 05-14-2009, 12:16 PM   #28
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Take some more photos of the cylinder walls. They look fucked up.
They look ok to me, but what do I know.

Interesting finds:
-Crazy runout on the thrust bearing
-Flange on the crank timing gear is missing a chunk (probably unrelated)
-Pistons and rings look good, no damage that I can see

I'm seriously considering getting a pro to build the bottom end, this isn't the area where I want to learn by mistakes.

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