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Old 08-01-2010, 09:47 AM   #61
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This morning's anti-progress. I was having trouble detailing the case between and above the PR tubes, so I took the top end off for better access:

No not really--I had other issues, particularly on the left side. Motor sat for a couple years at BDC with a valve open on the left side, leading to this:

While it ran OK last summer, and compression improved dramatically in the 10 miles I ran it, it was still not right. I'm hoping a good honing and rering will straighten it out. I'm not oppo$ed to going first oversize, either. I'll see what the machinist says.
Call me Mel. Some years ago- never mind how long precisely- having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me at home, I thought I would ride about a little and see the other parts of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation.
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