> I am seeking opinions: I rebuilt and repainted my 2L conversion and never
> started the fresh bored engine since about 95 or 96, always in heated
> garage.The cyls could have some surface rust esp w fresh bored and honed
> cyls. The cyls were oiled then but surely need something.... Or tear it down
> and clean and oil the cyls? This engine is balanced, Norris cam, ported
> head, lite flywheel, .060 pistons, shot peened rods Chevy conn rod bolts,
> springs shimmed .050", 44PHH's, 4.38 lim slip, drilled oil galleries,
> Koni's, comp sway bar. Should be fun if if I get it going in a few hrs....
If it were mine, I'd at least pull the head and check the cylinders,
or maybe use a bore scope if you can rent or borrow one. If the bores
aren't clean you know what to do. If they are, you're fine. You've
invested too much time and $$$ to cut corners now, IMO.
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