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Old 11-05-2019, 03:48 PM   #7
Carmudgeon
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Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Old North State
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Originally Posted by Blktrax View Post
Replace only the valves needed, and it will keep costs in check, otherwise you'll fall down the rabbit hole of "while I'm here".

If the valves hit hard enough, besides bore score, the issue is the person working on the engine, you start getting into piston size, ring gap, on top of engine condition.

Unless you're dealing with a known Surbau engine builder with lots of engines back on the road after repairs; you would be much further ahead, to just buy a used US or JDM long block and swap it in.
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