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Houston we have a problem......Lifter failure

 
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Old 02-14-2019, 10:43 AM
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If you're gonna send the cases out, what's to stop you from making it a 117"er
 
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A case is about a grand. Shipping and sleeving is probably not all that cheap if not available local.
 
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Old 02-14-2019, 12:34 PM
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If you use the Jim’s tool you have to get the .010 oversize lifters from him. If you want it back to stock size then like it’s already been said a sleeve repair is your only other option.
 
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IIRC, sleeve repairs run $140-$150 per hole. I can't recall how much I paid last time I shipped an assembled lower unit out but believe it was about $75, one way, from Texas to Wisconsin.
 
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Thanks guys....I live about an hour from Hillside and some friends have had Scott do work on their bikes, so gonna load it up and stop out there and see what he can do. It will probably end up bigger, as I need to get higher compression piston anyways. I think the scores are too deep to use the Jims reamer, was hoping someone had used them and could shed some light.
 
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$150 is a steal. I worked in a machine shop environment 46 years and have a small shop. It would take me 3 hours to sleeve it since I would need to make sleeve.
Would not even think about trying to clean up the bore except by boring. That missing material would probably pull a reamer or cause it to cut funny.
 
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Originally Posted by Luv2Jugz View Post
Thanks guys....I live about an hour from Hillside and some friends have had Scott do work on their bikes, so gonna load it up and stop out there and see what he can do. It will probably end up bigger, as I need to get higher compression piston anyways. I think the scores are too deep to use the Jims reamer, was hoping someone had used them and could shed some light.
Smart choice.. I used to live a 1/2 hour south of Scott..... Great guy...

Just so you know, cases are running $1400 plus at least $600 to swap the crank over plus gaskets.......
 

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S&S twincam A cases can be found for around 1100-1200$ over the internet, and they come with new bearings plus a timken, I would look that route, then you also have the option to go with a bigger bore if you choose it.
 
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