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Old 02-07-2013, 08:15 AM
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Thanks for the clarification on a 2+ month old post pugsy.....Musta been one of my bad hair days.....
I think you were thinkin bout these guys...
When you get all that info in your head...an occasional glitch happens...
A little BBQ once a week seems to help...
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:26 AM
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The previous posts have me wondering...
You did use a brand new head gasket, you did?
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:39 PM
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When you get all that info in your head...an occasional glitch happens...
Yep.....You got that right.....With age comes more glitches.....

As for the BBQ......
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:24 PM
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Yep.....You got that right.....With age comes more glitches.....

As for the BBQ......
Ain't no glitches in my BBQ....the heat and flow tests surpassed my expectations...
Another couple grand and it'll be ready to head north on Hwy 41....
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:08 PM
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Thead did say Kawasaki Engine Repair right?

Thread did say Kawasaki Engine Repair.......How do the kohler oversized rings fit? Just asking? Not wanting a fight.. Thanx in advance.

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When you get all that info in your head...an occasional glitch happens...
A little BBQ once a week seems to help...
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:55 PM
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If you have to go back into it, Mic your cylinder bores..... Did you check ring end gaps before re-assembly ?

Deglaze/re-crosshatch the bores ?

There is a 0.5" over-sized ring set you can get if the bores worn over standard but less than total over-sized reject......
Any other questions,,,???
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Old 02-08-2013, 05:41 PM
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Just unaware you could use kohler on kawasaki

never saw em for kawasaki
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Old 02-08-2013, 06:06 PM
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never saw em for kawasaki

You never seen them ?

Oversized pistons and rings are available for the engine in this thread...... That doesn't mean their available for all Kawis......
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:17 PM
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Thread did say Kawasaki Engine Repair.......How do the kohler oversized rings fit? Just asking? Not wanting a fight.. Thanx in advance.
Hmmmm.....still don't get it .???...let me walk you thru it....
For those of you that understood the evolution of this thread as it transpired...allow me to expain it in words that everyone can understand...
RestroRob referred to the existance of slightly oversize service rings for reringing kawasaki engines that had questionable wear in the cylinders...Rings that could be used without replacing the pistons or boring the cylinders...
Kawasaki doesn't offer them...Kohler does...
That's why I suggested to RestroRob that he might have mistakenly (which doesn't happen very often).confused the availability of slightly oversize rings for Kawasaki engines ...which they don't offer...with the slightly oversize ring avaiilability that Kohler offers...
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:43 PM
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I know kawasaki offers over pistons n rings

But I see where you are coming from now slapper... so thats cool. I just didnt see the whole picture of what was going on.
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