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The engine doesn't look too bad for a 79. Have you found where that oil leak on top of the engine by the case vent came from....was it the vent hose?

You didn't mention about the mileage the engine had, do you mind terribly posting a picture of a cylinder wall after you break it down....I'm interested to see if the crosshatch pattern can be seen. I have taken engines apart with the Nikasil cylinders, with 100 K miles on them, and the cross hatch is still visible.....

From my experience, it appears that the cylinder with the burned valve might have been running lean. Make sure that you check those injectors out.

Thanks and keep us informed, great pics
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