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Vn 304 rebuild

shane_3800

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You 'could' drive it there. But probably over fuelling and not breaking in rings correctly. And keeps stalling on you. I would hate to go too far.

Realistically trailer it! And then get dropped back later to drive it home. You would be silly to do otherwise.
This 100% and if the tuner is worth his salt he will do the break in for you.
High Performance Academy has a whole free video on engine break in on the dyno.
 

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How does she run now....
I finally decided that I will have it rebuilt to a 355 stroker. A business in Penrith will do the job for around $11k. Happy with the price. Now have to pull the engine out and take it there. Hoping to do that by the weekend so I can drop it off Monday.

Once she comes back, Will then have to get her tuned. Anyone know if you can drive it as is to get it tuned or is it beat to take it there by trailer.
iam happy with the rebuild......its burning real nice at the exhaust pipe ive done about 1000kms since the rebuild......i thought it wise to have them take the donk out so they can A: check the engine mounts and B: i didnt want the hassle as its hard to do at my house, plus they replaced the radiator and installed electric fans...as well i had them do the twin pot front brake upgrade plus brake cylinder
 

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iam happy with the rebuild......its burning real nice at the exhaust pipe ive done about 1000kms since the rebuild......i thought it wise to have them take the donk out so they can A: check the engine mounts and B: i didnt want the hassle as its hard to do at my house, plus they replaced the radiator and installed electric fans...as well i had them do the twin pot front brake upgrade plus brake cylinder
A lot of things are so much easier in a workshop with a hoist, even simple things like changing the transmission fluid and filter.
 

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iam happy with the rebuild......its burning real nice at the exhaust pipe ive done about 1000kms since the rebuild......i thought it wise to have them take the donk out so they can A: check the engine mounts and B: i didnt want the hassle as its hard to do at my house, plus they replaced the radiator and installed electric fans...as well i had them do the twin pot front brake upgrade plus brake cylinder
I think if you're chucking a heap of money at an engine it's sometimes worth the extra $700 or so to have it fitted. I don't have time myself to spend two days fitting an engine. Plus at least if something goes wrong they can't blame you for incorrectly fitting it.
 

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A lot of things are so much easier in a workshop with a hoist, even simple things like changing the transmission fluid and filter.
Hell yeah... iam a bike guy and have a hydraulic hoist just the thing for low to the ground hogs and old dudes with suspect backs37278919_10216605195699507_7807352779999019008_n.jpg
 
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