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Rebuild engine #271421 Sep 10, 12:13am Sep 10, 12:13am
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Rebuild engine
wut is rebuilding an engine exactly mean? i mean wut parts do they change? block, pistons, rods, valves, valve springs. can someone please list all the things that are changed during engine rebuild?
wut happens when you downshift and overrev ur engine and blow it? wut would you break by that way?

Re: Rebuild engine [Re: stefanoc] #271422 Sep 10, 6:45am Sep 10, 6:45am
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1. when you downshift (and not mean too) and over-rev your engine, you can break a number of things including valves, piston rings, and other various things. When you rebuild you will need new valves, valve springs, valve locks, valve retainers, pistons, piston rings, connecting rods, connecting rod bearings, and new main bearings, as well as main studs, and head studs, and new gaskets for the whole thing...That's the major stuff...but there are quite a few smaller things that are in the head / valvetrain that you would also possibly need too...oh and a machine shop probably to help re-work the cylinder walls, and deck surface of the block

Re: Rebuild engine [Re: AZZKIKR] #271423 Sep 10, 12:19pm Sep 10, 12:19pm
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how much does it cost to rebuild an engine approximately?
just parts without labor?
1500$ estimate?

Re: Rebuild engine [Re: stefanoc] #271424 Sep 10, 1:09pm Sep 10, 1:09pm
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more in the neighborhood of $2500 - $3000...shouldn't be more than that, unless you are going with some Performance parts

Re: Rebuild engine [Re: AZZKIKR] #271425 Sep 10, 3:09pm Sep 10, 3:09pm
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what are valve retainers and valve locks? would i need it when i rebiuild my engine

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