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Old 06-04-2011, 05:41 AM
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Originally Posted by hippybilly
What is the clearance on you piston to bore fit? What is you piston ring end gap? What grit hone was used to hone your cylinders? Did you double check the machine shops work yourself. It's a good idea to just to double check their work out. That much oil sounds like the rings to me. Does she smoke oil colored (bluish colored)? Leakdown test would be a good starting point. If you didn't hone the cylinders yourself, find out what grit they were honed with. Sounds like might have been too course to seat rings good.
Good points and did the plate hone your block and what type of hone did they use as there are a lot of cheap hones out there that should not be used for performance engine builds.

Valve seals

Are you running a complete PCV system and does the vlave covers have baffles in them?

Intake gaskets?
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