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Old 10-28-2007, 07:35 PM   #1
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Default Good place to buy Rod Bearings and Other motor stuff!

Wheres a site I can order internals from for not too expensive?
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Old 10-28-2007, 07:46 PM   #2
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...TODAY.m238.lVI
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...TODAY.m238.lVI
are the ebay ones good? I was looking at the Rings and the rod bearings on there.
Any Exp. with the ACL?
Any info would help, thanks
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god damn pai, what's in the plan now?
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god damn pai, what's in the plan now?
Motor Rebuild
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for what, you dont havea car. you said you drive your mas
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Huh? I have my White Miata man. The New one, it needs a rebuild.
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the ebay stuff is what belfab? theres a somewhat newer thread of where to get belfab rods from a decent seller
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Engine rebuilding and cheap don't go together, esp if you want to turbo is reliably.
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are you sure you want to dive into that? I suspect this is the type of thing that you are just going to have to bite the bullet on, but if you are dead set on rebuilding, I have a few tips:

First, do a compression test AND a leakdown to try to determine the condition of the head and if it is in good condition, dont touch it. This will greatly decrease your chance of messing this up.

Second, A bottom end rebuild is not terribly hard, but it takes a bit of care. You need a ft/lb torque wrench that works and some simple hand tools which I know you have. Take it to a machine shop to inspect the block and crank ... dont skip this plz. Most likely you can get away with a simple honing of the bores as the only machine work, thats all mine needed.

Third, Kragen is just fine for bearings and seals. Rings, research it. And dont expect it to cost less than $200 after all is said and done (dont forget head-gasket). Is it worth the risk? if so go for it because its a great learning experience.
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are you sure you want to dive into that? I suspect this is the type of thing that you are just going to have to bite the bullet on, but if you are dead set on rebuilding, I have a few tips:

First, do a compression test AND a leakdown to try to determine the condition of the head and if it is in good condition, dont touch it. This will greatly decrease your chance of messing this up.

Second, A bottom end rebuild is not terribly hard, but it takes a bit of care. You need a ft/lb torque wrench that works and some simple hand tools which I know you have. Take it to a machine shop to inspect the block and crank ... dont skip this plz. Most likely you can get away with a simple honing of the bores as the only machine work, thats all mine needed.

Third, Kragen is just fine for bearings and seals. Rings, research it. And dont expect it to cost less than $200 after all is said and done (dont forget head-gasket). Is it worth the risk? if so go for it because its a great learning experience.
Thanks Ryan!
I appreciate it.
My friend George thta lives in fairfield rebuilds mustang motors so He is gonna do it with me step by step so it WILL be a great learning exp.!!!!
I cant wait.
I ordered a Gasket set 50
Rings 60
Rod Bearings 50
Timing belt/wp kit 120
and thats all im gonna change
I cant wait.
And im gonna do what you said ryan, thanks!
And this motor is going to be NA for most its life.
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