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Old 06-04-2002, 02:05 PM
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If money is an issue, (as it would be for me) I would condsider replacing the head. I removed the head after the chain broke on mine. I acquired the parts and had a machine shop recondition the head. I put it back on and the total cost was about $1200.

You could also get a reconditioned head and swap it out. Why do the whole engine?
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