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Why is the engine being rebuilt ?
pmax.....per the owner....engine is 200K miles +....was tired, smoking...usual ****e.....go back and look at the pix.........will require new guides/valves/studs, etc. minimum....however, the cams/rockers look great and, although i haven't measured the pistons and cylinders, the cylinders are Nikasil and cross-hatching still looks good. I'm often amazed at how durable these engines are. I'll have it completely torn down, next week and all wear items measured...and then purchase all required parts and start building it back up again. i'll fire it up on my test stand and make a video of the results...stay tuned.

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