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Old 11-06-2012, 08:42 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by elsalvadorklr View Post
exactly

Ill only add that if you are already low on comp, or smoking or the cylinder lost its hone marks or is shiny you are doing the rebuild a disservice

a simple rehone even on old rings is better than nothing...

since mine was all new and oem and really tight there was no need for any of this...

however on an old tired engine even just new rings and a hone will pretty much get you the most bag for buck and performance
btw I really enjoyed your thread about the XL600 - truly a worthy saga!
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