Westbend 820 honing

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travis stevens
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Westbend 820 honing

Post by travis stevens » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:13 pm

What should I use to lightly hone a westbend 820 ?

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Re: Westbend 820 honing

Post by VirgLove » Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:29 am

Chrome bore, I think you are out of luck...

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Re: Westbend 820 honing

Post by travis stevens » Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:52 am

i just dont see how when u would re ring this motor how the rings would seat if the bore is so smooth...... there has to be a way to just scuff it up.....?

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Re: Westbend 820 honing

Post by Gene Luzader » Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:57 am

Travis
Dave Bonbright will answer all your questions you might have
about the WB820. He is the best there is on these engines.
Gene

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Re: Westbend 820 honing

Post by travis stevens » Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:17 pm

ok i will give him a call

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Re: Westbend 820 honing

Post by lynn haddock » Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:55 pm

Hone with a diamond (borzon) stone -- same as used with nickel silicone carbide (nicasil) bores

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