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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?

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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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