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Upon removal of the heads, we found a hole on the ringland of the No. 1 piston. This would require a complete rebuild, something that we did not have time nor financial resources for. Jack Arrington, our engine specialist, took a look at me, and then back at the engine, and then back at me, and said, "I have a 462 short-block with a steel crank in my garage. I started it a couple years ago and it has just sat since then, so it needs to be honed. We can figure something out later." And you can bet we will.

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