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Any chance of being salvaged?

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Bore them out, install new sleeves. Std. pistons are much easyer to find than oversize.

Ken G.
 
Thanks motorracer. Any ideas on who can do that, approximate cost?
 
Helps if you let us know where in the world you are. You can add it to your user profile too.
 
Sorry, I need to add it to my profile. Houston, but shipping shouldn't be a problem.
 
htown16 said:
Sorry, I need to add it to my profile. Houston, but shipping shouldn't be a problem.

I wouldn't be surprised if Superior Sleeve here in Portland could do it. They have quite the reputation for outstanding work, although dealing with them might be considered "quirky" I've heard.

Also search the forum a bit and you might find stuff like this. :mrgreen:
 
If you want to go oversized Raye Machine on Spencer Highway can bore it. Don't let the appearance scare you. I didn't have any problems finding oversized pistons.
 
I'm in Folsom California, but I don't do the work any more as I'm retired, But any good automotive machine shop should be able to handle the job. Try L.A. sleeve, they are in So California, I used them for years, if they don't have sleeves they can make them. Also Bore-Tech is another and may be alittle closer to you. Pistons can come from Fair Spares USA. Raber's parts mart San Jose Ca. Old Britts, and others

Ken G.
 
Am I missing something here?
Wouldn't it be a lot cheaper and easier to get a good used cylinder rather than try to fix that one? There is a pretty serious sized piece of the skirt broken out so would a new sleeve fix that?
Just curious.
Scooter
 
Scooter62 said:
Am I missing something here?
Wouldn't it be a lot cheaper and easier to get a good used cylinder rather than try to fix that one? There is a pretty serious sized piece of the skirt broken out so would a new sleeve fix that?
Just curious.
Scooter

Depends on what you can find a used one for. If you go the route of a new liner you have the advantage of going back to standard bore and pistons and you know the quality of the bore.

From the price list on Superior Sleeves website I think it's something like $250 (give or take $200 :mrgreen: ). What do you think a known good barrel will go for?
 
I think what they are saying is asleeve will protect a skirt from warping and the rings don't go that low anyway.
Rich
 
Thanks for the replies. This bike is on hold right now while I work on the 72. Its good to know there are several options.
 
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