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  1. Should I replace piston rings and what size do I use.

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    I am doing the base gasket fix and I was wondering if it would be wise to replace the rings. I am at 11,000km. Also, what size rings do I use?
  2. Decided to take on the ol' base gasket leak...

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    Bought a 2007 with 12k miles and a base gasket leak. After much contemplation, I've decided I'm too broke to go to a mechanic and I've got no choice but to take it head on myself! I've got little to no mechanical experience but I think if I take my time and ask questions when I'm confused, I...
  3. New Base Gasket Installed

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    Undertook the replacement of my leaky base gasket this weekend. Followed the instruction in the technical write up on this forum. Everything worked fine, I think. My only glitch was that the wrist pin was tighter than expected on the piston, so I had to repeatedly tap it lightly to remove and...
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