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Rb Engine Assembly Check List


GTRNUR
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Hi All,

I'm wondering if anyone has put together a check list of things to do before and during assembly of an RB engine. There are often all sorts of little tricks that engine builders that KNOW their engines do that make the diference between an engine being strong and REALY STRONG if you know what I mean.

From my experience in building performance VW engines i've come accross all kinds of updates to procedures and diferent assembly techniques that people have done to "update" engine rebuild procedures. Things like re-surfacing the oil pressure relief valves, blue printing the oil pump, torquing the head studs 1lb extra and the mains 7lb extra than stock when using certain types of aftermarket studs etc. All done to improve the reliability of a stressed perforance engine.

So I ask, what are the heap of engine builder tricks out there for the RB engines that only the pro's know about?

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