I have seen it suggested that a shop that rebuilds motor cycle engines may
be a good bet, because they are used to boring single cylinders. Never done
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To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Date: Wednesday, August 04, 1999 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: 87mm cylinder liners
>>From: Robert Streepy <email@example.com>
>>Reply-To: Robert Streepy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Subject: 87mm cylinder liners
>>Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 09:48:59 -0500
>> A compression check confirmed my fears about the state of rings on my
>>TR3 [110, 130, 80, 130]. I have a set of 87 mm pistons that I would like
>>to use as long as the 83 mm pistons have to come out anyway, but alas,
>>no liners. If anyone has a set of liners [or even one or two]- he would
>>like to sell or trade, please reply off list.
> Bob get thee to a GOOD machine shop (someone with a good rep
> amongst the "racing and street rod" community) and have your old
> ones bored out... That is if you don't turn up a set (usually
> it's pistons AND liners).
> Some might say this won't work but it did for me... about 5 years
> ago and I'm still happy with the results. You will have to take
> the block too (may as well have it boiled out at the same time).
> Greg Petrolati
>Greg Petrolati Champaign, Illinois
>1962 TR4 (CT4852L)
>That's not a leak... My car's just marking its territory...