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Old 02-02-2011, 11:10 PM   #301 (permalink)
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The engine balancing shop i took my parts to when i rebuilt the engine said that on a 4 stroke 3 cylinder it can be balanced to be smooth at low rpms or high rpms. so since i'm after fuel economy i chose low rpms and it idles completely smooth. best 150 i spent on my car so far.

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Old 02-06-2011, 04:57 PM   #302 (permalink)
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I hate to say it, but if you're going to set up a welding repair shop, you'll want to check into legal issues and write a disclaimer. It's rather unfortunate, but there's always a guy who'll have an issue and blame it on you.
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Old 02-06-2011, 07:04 PM   #303 (permalink)
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Sad but true, Topher.

My brother worked for a shop for a while - the owner said: if anyone brings in a vehicle to weld (or a trailer), the answer is "no".

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