Originally Posted by r00t4rd3d
A new jug and a piston/rings kit is cheap. If you got the extra money and you have it all apart already......
I personally would not reuse any of that top end.
Me either. I think your best bet here would be to start from scratch with a new top end. May wanna replace that exhaust pipe too
And you should be okay running on 87 octane. Shame that you'll have to start break-in procedures all over again, though.