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Subject: Engine turning
From: Florrie & Allen Bachelder <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 17:19:12 -0400
Enrique -

That's 'cause when crank is vertical, piston travel/friction is at a
minimum (piston travel per degree of crankshaft rotation).  It's at a
maximum when crank is horizontal.

My 2...


From: Enrique Claure <>
>Hi List, I just finished building the bottom of my 77B engine and cant stop
>wodering how smooth it should turn when I turn the crank. I noticed that
>when the crank and rods are in a vertical position the engine turns easier.
>I had the crank and block checked for alignment, got a new crank,bearings,
>pistons, rings,cam,timing sprockets,chain,tensioner, quality torq rench.
>Any tips before I put the oil pan will be appreciated, Regards, Enrique

         Allen H. Bachelder  =iii=<
         Sinking Creek Home for Wayward MGs
         New Castle, VA 24127

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