What company is it that lines cylinders with Nikasil?q

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  1. Solo Lobo

    Solo Lobo airhead or nothing Supporter

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    And what is the cost?
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  2. Solo Lobo

    Solo Lobo airhead or nothing Supporter

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    Powerseal is one, and if I am reading their web site correctly the cost is ~$270/cylinder
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  3. Malindi

    Malindi Zen Adventurer

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    Debated it years ago too. Went with new. It was the right decision for me.
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  4. Solo Lobo

    Solo Lobo airhead or nothing Supporter

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    Not convinced I will do it, but am simply assessing the options.
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  5. bpeckm

    bpeckm Grin! Supporter

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  6. Cogswell

    Cogswell Now living the new normal.

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  7. wiggins

    wiggins Been here awhile Supporter

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    I used Millenium Technologies on my 1,000 cylinders, they came back looking like new. My cylinders were egg shaped and starting to taper per Max BMW's machine shop. I had Max send me back my cylinders and sent them along with some newer pistons to Millenium and they matched the cylinders to the pistons. I have about 5,000 miles on the rebuilt engine and it is doing great, no oil use, I have not done a leak down test or pressure test yet because the engine is really running great.
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  8. Malindi

    Malindi Zen Adventurer

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    Sweet... That looks like an interesting company
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  9. Renner

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    I used MT as well on my '83 RS rebuild about a year ago - very happy with the results.
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  10. chasbmw

    chasbmw Long timer

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    If you are treating early BMW’s without nikilsil, it’s a one shot process and if it goes wrong it can’t be redone, this is not a problem with an aluminium cylinder.
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  11. Solo Lobo

    Solo Lobo airhead or nothing Supporter

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    I'm heavily leaning towards finding serviceable used parts...
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  12. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    i have a worn set of 1kcc jugs. good cross hatching at the top but slick at the bottom. I looked into replating but it was just too expensive. Anyone can have them for the shipping.
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