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Old 07-04-2011, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by doru View Post
Bluebee, this job is trivial at best!!!!
The good part is the engine is quiet as a mouse now.
Time is only 10 minutes if you also take your time for a beer.
Thanks Doru for posting. I was going to do it this weekend but got tied up with other stuff. I read that it is probably better to "soak" the cylinder in oil first before putting it back in. Did you find this to be the case?

Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
You guys must have impeccably tuned senses.

I couldn't possibly hear the difference between a rattle and a non-rattle, unless it's very pronounced.

Is it?
Bluebee, it is the morning rattle one hears on cold start, lasts only few seconds.
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