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#16 Tim Bergfeld OFFLINE  

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Posted September 11, 2014 - 07:30 PM

Nope looks like hell in a handbag lol


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Posted September 11, 2014 - 07:30 PM

Looks like 40 over to me with bad blow by


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Posted September 11, 2014 - 07:35 PM

Looks like 40 over to me with bad blow by


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You are right there. Not good at all!



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Posted September 11, 2014 - 08:38 PM

Yea it looks pretty rough,I always repower Onans,I just cant afford to work on them.



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Posted September 11, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Man I hate the thought of a repower but that Honda I am hearing great things about


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 09:25 AM

Now the only thing I am finding is Briggs engines and I am not a fan I was told they quit using Hondas for the repower because Honda changed motors and the new enging was to hard to configure for the repower


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 09:55 AM

Tim, if the pistons are in good shape, find a used block that is standard bore and got it bored to fit your pistons and use all your parts out of your engine. Here's one for sale that is standard bore right now and would work for you.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item4aca8c5925



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Posted September 12, 2014 - 10:04 AM

I have a source I can get a short block from for 1100 bucks with a three year warranty


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 10:05 AM

I am torn about a repower


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Here's another block, but he doesn't state the bore size..

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item4ad72c7c5f



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Posted September 12, 2014 - 10:09 AM

I have a source I can get a short block from for 1100 bucks with a three year warranty


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It just depends on what you want to send, I would do a re-power is I had a diesel to stick in it, if not I would do the least expensive fix which is a new used block and bore it. But that is what I would do, 



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Posted September 12, 2014 - 10:27 AM

I agree that doesn't look like a recent rebuild to me and it also looks like it already has 0.040 oversized pistons in it.  If it has that size oversized pistons, it may not be rebuildable.  I know you don't want to repower but don't be too quick to rule it out.  I recently priced the parts and machine shop work I would need to rebuild an onan 16 BF/MS and was shocked at the cost (between $750 and $1000).  I ended up repowering with a new 18hp Honda engine for not much more than the cost of a rebuild.


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Yeah I am starting to see that 1725.00 for a Briggs repower


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 11:35 AM

They don't have a honda repower anymore that I can find and honda does not have to work on their stuff if they don't want to.Briggs has to work on their engines man I was hoping to avoid this. This one is going to be a workhorse around the house


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Posted September 12, 2014 - 06:09 PM

Do you think the pistons are still good ?   If so could the block be sleeved for them ?






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