Originally Posted by Citi-sporter
Another thing to consider, With all this drilling and grinding going on, make sure you cover your exhaust port and intake openings with Saran Wrap or something to keep the abrasives and metal grindings from finding their way into your engine, otherwise you be back asking why your engine suddenly lost power.
Very good point, Citi. Thanks for bringing it up here. Most experienced builders/mechanics take it for granted. A new builder or someone who hasn't been around engines much might not be aware of the potential damage that metal shavings can do to a cylinder wall, piston or rings. Thanks