B50 on You Tube

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B50 on You Tube

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FYI, Michael Waller is doing a series of videos on You Tube rebuilding a B50. Enjoy. Part one was posted today.

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Re: B50 on You Tube

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Thanks for the pointer. That guy has an amazing range of uses for the humble screwdriver, I think I even saw him use one to remove a screw at one point in the video!
Seriously though, the video will be incredibly useful when I split my B50 engine. After watching it hopefully I won't fall into some of the traps that await the unwary.
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Re: B50 on You Tube

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I could only watch for a short while, some of the things he was questioning about the motor makes me feel that he has never seen the inside of a b50 before.
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He did eventually cough up that he'd not opened one up previously. For someone like myself at the beginning of the B50 learning curve I found it informative and if it saves me from making at least one expensive mistake when I do my motor, watching the video will have been time well spent. Plus I can put my earbuds in and watch it on the laptop while SWMBO watches her cooking shows without having to suffer them myself :grin:
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Re: B50 on You Tube

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As with many things, watching someone else you learn how to do it and sometimes how not to do it. I appreciate his honesty and I feel better about my own muddling about. So many you tube guys don't show their mistakes along the way. I think I learn more from others' mistakes.

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Re: B50 on You Tube

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Nice video. Reminds me of the B50 I did years ago. Had to change my main bearings so it was a bit more involved. My only criticism is he is a bit careless with all the little bits and pieces. Need to keep them together and organized and out of the way. And with all those tab washers, a screwdriver is the most used tool. His ratcheting gun makes breaking screws easy. I will have one if I ever have to take my motor apart again.

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