<VV> Engine Rebuilding
tony.underwood at cox.net
Sun Aug 6 11:00:05 EDT 2017
At 05:26 PM 8/5/2017, Michael via VirtualVairs wrote:
>One of the problems is engine age. Do I want to rebuild an engine
>with 50 year old seats, does the customer want to pay for all new
>seats and guides?
> Can I offer a warranty on old metal, do I know what happens to
> this engine the moment it leaves my shop?...these are all
> variables, and all of us who
>offer this service have been burned at one time or another. Thrown
>belts, bad timing, air leaks...etc. alll of these lead to
>overheating and failure.
>After 75 engine rebuilds, I'm pretty much through except for special cases.
I redo stuff for myself and for friends/club members etc. Never done
it professionally, either with 'Vairs or the Mopar stuff. I take my
own chances with valve seats... :)
Last time I was inside someone else's engine I had them farm out the
heads to Michael L. That settled any questions about seats.
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