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Re: UpDate: $400 8n/ Machine Work?

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06-17-2013 08:19:11

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Not an expert, but when I did 9N 445 I completely disassembled the engine and took it to the machine shop. They ground the crank and surfaced the head. The also installed new rod bushings. I reassembled using new adjustable valves, new sleeves, pistons, and new oversize bearings. There is an great tutorial on assmebly of these engines on the other site by John Korshot.

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06-17-2013 13:54:19

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 Re: UpDate: $400 8n/ Machine Work? in reply to HCooke, 06-17-2013 08:19:11  
When I rebuilt #849 I took the disassembled engine and a complete overhaul kit to an old school automotive machine shop that is owned by a friend of mine. He did all the work on it himself wouldn't let any body else touch it. When I got it back it was ready to go back in the tractor. Best money I ever spent!!

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06-17-2013 08:27:50

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 Re: UpDate: $400 8n/ Machine Work? in reply to HCooke, 06-17-2013 08:19:11  
You installed new valve seats in the block too? Or did you have the shop do that?

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06-17-2013 08:54:06

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 Re: UpDate: $400 8n/ Machine Work? in reply to Fuddy Duddy, 06-17-2013 08:27:50  
Valve seats were OK.

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