Rebuild motor possibly ll

Asked by Oct 30, 2016 at 10:53 PM about the 1985 Nissan 200SX XE Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Project car. Think the motor seized not
sure. The cars been sitting ever since.
My first on my own project and i need
to know what to look.for problems and
other possibilities of whats wrong

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If you cannot turn the engine over then it may be seized. If you buy a bore scope you can look inside the cylinders to see what they look like. Amazon has a USB borescope for your smart phone for around $20. If it looks bad with scored cylinder bores then you could pull the head for a better look.

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