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I finally cleared some engine stands in my garage.
I have a couple engine blocks that need inspection and bore measurements.
They have both been sitting in a garage for years and have some rust in the cylinder bores...they are just blocks with cam bearings installed.
I want to clean up the cylinder walls and main caps and get some measurements.
Fine emery cloth?
Thanks guys.
 

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use a cylinder hone for the cylinders (spray with WD40 while doing this)
and you can use some very fine emery cloth on the main and rod caps/and the crank journals if you need to ,you should be able to measure the crank with out cleaning.

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A "glaze breaker" or "dingle ball" hone may work just fine and do the least damage.

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X2 on the ball hone,,, I use tranny fluid to hone with,, there is honing fluid but it aint cheap,,to clean the bores and remove rust ATF works well for me,, I have a small ball hone for the lifter bores as well,, Matty man
 
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