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First Cylinder Wipe

 


I'm using WD-40 and a soft rag right now. I only wiped once just to see what I could remove with a gentle wipe. The cylinder walls have rust on them, and that's the biggest problem here. So we'll see what the WD-40 and soft rag do. Then I'll move to something like naval jelly. I really don't want to use steel wool or anything like that on the walls, so I'm only trying gentle stuff for now. If worse comes to worst, then I might have to hone them. I don't really want to do that either because honing will change everything, and then I'll have to dig deeper and start fooling with the pistons and rings. I usually don't go that deep. I just deal with the top of the motor. However, I suppose I'll do it if I don't have a choice.

Meanwhile, we must pray that my crankshaft and bearings and such are okay. I really don't know. All I know is that everything was turning before I broke it down. It cranked but wouldn't start all the way up. I imagine the water in the cylinders gave it a tad bit of firing difficulty, lol.  As I said, there were no weird noises or clunking or thumping or anything. 

Like I said, I'm going to try my best to salvage it, but it's going to be a long journey. I haven't measured for warpage yet. I intend to do that after I get the other head off and clean up everything. 

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