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Old 08-05-2012, 10:25 PM
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I have bought repair parts on line and replaced heads, rods, valves. It depends on how much your time is worth. a few years ago my kids turned on the shop compressor when it was 22 * F and the rods did not get propper lubrication, I bought new rods, polished the crankshaft , I made my own rod dippers and X ed the rods and drilled oil holes. like when I rebuilt a Model T 4 Cyl engine. It's a bit noiser than when new but has been running the last 10 years, after setting 10 years before rebuild. I have a water pipe heater strip wrapped around the pump I plug in during the winter.
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