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Old April 1st, 2010, 08:51 PM   #1
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I've never done either and after spliting the case replacing crank bearings, crank, piston, all clutch components I need to adress the cylinder. I've always heard your best off to just replace the cylinder and head but the ~200 replate is a lot nicer on the pocket book than the ~600 for a new cylinder and head. Any ideas, questions, thoughts you would like to share?
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Old April 1st, 2010, 09:16 PM   #2
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Is the cylinder/plating worn or damaged? A plated cylinder can be reused if it's within spec, just needs to be cleaned up.
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Old April 1st, 2010, 11:51 PM   #3
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It's pretty well worn and it's peeling off a little on the exhaust port corner there's not even a chance of cleaning it up.
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Old April 2nd, 2010, 05:49 PM   #4
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Replate - I've done it twice and it has held up great.
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Old April 6th, 2010, 07:22 AM   #5
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Are there any good local shops or am I better off shiping it out?
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Old April 6th, 2010, 08:45 AM   #6
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Ship it out to This Place.
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thanks scooter!
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