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Old 12-12-2011, 06:54 PM
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Sorry to hear this,it will not be cost effective to repair your bottom end,I would find a replacement botton end and fit your reconditioned head,I wouldn't 're-ring' this engine after an overheat there are too many other issues than just rings (for example headstuds,pistons and and possibly bearings).
If your repair shop had a good knowledge of the motors I doubt if they would have gone ahead with just a cylinderhead repair
Change mechanics as well as your bottom end ,his comments about "dead " cylinders left me lost for words,its most likely this engine wouldn't run for long in this condition.
Good luck.
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