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Old Feb 26, 2012, 06:15 PM
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sportwerks engine problems

ok pulled the car out after its been sitting for a year or so and the engine is siezed up. I did get the sleeve to move a bit so its not the piston thats locked up. I have it soaking in wd-40 to try to free it up but no luck so far. does anyone make parts for this motor it says 26 on the side and is the stock motor. I am giving it to a neighbor kid so I would like to replace the bearings and other internal parts so its like new for him but a new motor is out of the question I dont have the funds for it.
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Old Feb 26, 2012, 10:07 PM
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well not gonna sweat the internal parts I got it freed up and seems to have good compression and is moving smoothly now
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Old Feb 27, 2012, 01:32 PM
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Castor oil gums up really bad if it sits for too long, if it's freed up now it was probably just old oil gumming up the internals. A good cleaning and new fuel should have it back up and running.
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