Back from Germany and starting the engine rebuild.

I built the rotating assembly yesterday (crank and all pistons, camshaft and balance shaft).  I found one problem with the number 5 connecting rod and have sent away for a replacement.  I will have to match the new rod weight to the old one.  I also managed to break the camshaft magnet retainer and had to order a new one, they are made from very flimsy plastic and is a known weakness on the engine.  When the replacement arrives I will be making some improvements.


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