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Old 01-24-2012, 05:32 PM   #41
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Just IMO, but oversized pistons cost the same as stock size. Boring it out for any of the machinists I've talked to are a miniscule cost increase compared to just a hone.

When I get around to doing my engine, I'll be doing 40 over because it does not add substantially to the cost. But YMMV.
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Old 01-24-2012, 05:35 PM   #42
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Just IMO, but oversized pistons cost the same as stock size. Boring it out for any of the machists I've talked to are a miniscule cost increase compared to just a hone.

When I get around to doing my engine, I'll be doing 40 over because it does not add substantially to the cost. But YMMV.
Well I might be able to get a good deal on boring (free) if I do decide to do it. One of my good friends works at his brothers race shop and his brother is going to thailand on the 27th for a few weeks....So i will just so happen to bring it in then, while my buddy is running the shop=)
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I would never consider using "free" engine machine work. You get what you pay for.
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Old 01-25-2012, 06:31 PM   #44
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I would never consider using "free" engine machine work. You get what you pay for.
Undeniable truth. Boring/honing cylinders isn't the easiest thing to do right.
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