Chrome or steel cylinder ?

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Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby Steve hart » Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:26 am

How do you tell if you have chrome or steel cylinders? Are the cylinders actuly sleeved? Do I have to remove the cylinders to determine this?

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Re: Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby JAMES » Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:50 am

if u have a flash light pull a plug u will see that the chrome shin and the steel wont if their old old cylinders chrome will still dull out and pit as well u may have to pull it off !!
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Re: Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby rjonesboy » Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:08 am

Look into the spark plug holes as described with a light. The chrome cylinders will look like they have a million little cracks in them. Also, some chrome cylinders were painted orange at the bases, where they bolt up to the case.

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Re: Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby AirHog » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:46 am

Just remember, chrome cylinders use steel rings, Steel cylinders use chrome rings.

If you change a cylinder from chrome to steel, or steel to chrome, you have to change rings.

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Re: Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby rbjscott » Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:16 pm

Why can't you run steel on steel ?
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Re: Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby todd glover » Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:53 pm

You can but they would have to be tool steel or plasma moly car rings for example better off just using ac rings

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Re: Chrome or steel cylinder ?

Postby JAMES » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:20 pm

rjonesboy wrote:Look into the spark plug holes as described with a light. The chrome cylinders will look like they have a million little cracks in them. Also, some chrome cylinders were painted orange at the bases, where they bolt up to the case.

broken glass sorta speak !!
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