08-06-2012, 05:41 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Georgetown, Guyana
Start by determining what's worn on the engine and how worn it is - have a machine shop mike the bores & tell you what size pistons (& rings) you need, have them mike the crank journals and tell them what size bearings you need (probably standard).
I would not consider a rebuild complete without new bearings (main & rod, these engines don't use cam bearings) new water pump (the oil pumps rarely wear, you can check it with a feeler guage), new timing belt, of course all seals & gaskets, and if the clutch has more than a few thousand miles on it, replace that as well.
Check the valves, they may not need more than just lapping, but if necessary a 3 angle valve job and new seals.
Pre-assembled rebuild kits are fine, but make sure you specify the sizes of piston & bearings you need - talk to Sean at Low Range Off Road.
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