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Old 20-04-2017, 10:46 AM   #1
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Default Replacement type 4 engines

Looking to possibly purchase re con engine rather than have existing re built , seen just Kanpers do a 2 ltr 79 year and also heritage , are these likely from same place ? Any experience of either? May keep old engine for future re build but like the idea of warranty.

Taking engine in and out I can manage , rebuilding heads barrels and pistons I'm not confident with.

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Old 20-04-2017, 11:50 AM   #2
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Just Kampers will be Vege and Heritage will be a Remtec. What is wrong with your current engine?
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Valve seat has dropped and it has been blowing blue smoke for some time.

Looking at rebuild or replacement , I'm not sure I want to spend a grand on bits and cobble it together my self , I can bolt it all back together just don't think I have the knowledge or patience to rebuild an engine and any engine builder worth using is no doubt very busy
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aren't the engines available from the mentioned suppliers exchange?

meaning youd have to hand in your old motor.
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Not sure if they can keep deposit instead of engine
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I rebuild type 4 engines for anyone that needs it doing, the time it takes to rebuild 1 can be along drawn out thing, so with summer on the way it would be faster for you to get a recon off the shelf.
If your going to buy a recon, Buy the Vega. They are good engines and last for years.
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If I purchase heads and some quality valves and springs, replace barrels and pistons, would this be a straight forward job for someone able to use a spanner /torque wrench and read a manual ?
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Yes. Read up, ask questions, take your time.
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