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Old 11-23-2012, 04:11 PM   #755
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It looks like something got caught in there, the grooves look pretty deep for just a siezeure. To me it looks like whatever did that caused the ring lands to lock the rings up against the piston resulting in blowby. It that point it's a lit fuse.

The cyl grooving looks pretty deep, I don't think you'll get away with relining the cyl. I've heard they can can do a weld repair of some types of damage prior to recoating it.
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