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Old 09-09-2007, 09:11 AM   #1
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Default Rebuilding vs Pinching vs New

Alright what are some thoughts on this:

Rebuild your engine?

Pinch your engine?

Buy a new engine?

Curious as to what most people do.

I have an OS V-Spec and an OS Speed. Both have about 2 gallons through them and starting to consider my options. Also have a Jammin.

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Depends on the condition of the engine...

Assuming its in good condition meaning no over-heating, no FOD, I'd do a pinch first.

Then depending on how far out of tolerance the major components are and the cost of replacement parts will determine if I rebuild it.

With an OS V-spec, a set of ceramic bearings run about 40ish, con-rod 22.00, piston/sleeve 89.99....So, if the crank is good I rebuild...
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