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Originally Posted by Hoyt71
Any way to check for cracks other than hoping I can see them?
Most any well-equipped automotive machine shop can magnaflux cast iron or steel for you. Aluminum requires a different process called Zyglo. I'm sure there are newer procedures that I may not be familiar with yet.

Originally Posted by Hoyt71
How do I tell runner size?
Same way you measure combustion chamber volume, with a burette and colored fluid. Here are a couple of sites to learn from...

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