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Question about boring the cylinder.

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Today I sent out a cylinder to get bored out. The cylinder belongs to a 2013 Honda foreman 500. The lady that had it said it started smoking and she kept driving it. Over time the smoking got worse (unbelievable right?!!??) and she called me to see if I can work on. I am not a Trained small engine mechanic but I am good around them. I tore the top end apart and realized the piston is scored, and so is the cylinder. the top of the piston has a harden oil sediment on it. and the valves are covered in oil.... so my question is this: I just sent the cylinder out to get bored over. with the boring I get a new piston, rings, and gaskets. the ATVs is still at TDC. Will I have to mess with timing? will I have different specs with setting the valves? any help would be awesome!
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Thank you for a really quick reply!! as of right now everything is staying put. still got the "T" in the little window. I was actually considering sending the valves out swell because I don't have a "spring tool" for the valves. So ill give a call to the company doing the honing and see if they can just look over everything while its apart and have them replace everything....

Does that seem like the right thing to do, just to save time and head ache?
unfortunately I live in "Bush" Alaska. the closest auto store is a plane ride away. I don't even have a regular store here in the village. my village has 63 people in it. however I might order one if I run into more problems like this one.
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