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I'm about to pull the engine on my 84 mk2 breadvan and I'm going to fully rebuild with some gt parts and porting work for fun. Is it worth doing the bottom end too? I was thinking of leaving it. Is there anything engine/not engine related that you guys would recommend I take a look at and replace whilst its out that I might not know about? I can see theres a bunch of full engine gasket sets on ebay... is there a particular one I should go for or will any do. I'd like to work on the gearbox too, again is there anything I can replace in there? which oil does it need
To save weight, I was looking at building up an engine around an alloy block, but read a few times the block distorts if the crank mains get removed. Sounds suspect to me, I hope someone can confirm if its true or BS to cover up a bad rebuild?