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Old 12-05-2012, 09:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2003 zl550 cylinders

A year ago I rebuilt my zl550. I put new pistons in and honed the cylinders. Did this machine have plated cylinders? And If so is my motor a ticking time bomb? It runs fine in it's current condition


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Old 12-05-2012, 10:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The cylinders are nikasil lined. 550's aren't known for coming apart, they are pretty dependable. Honing the nik probably only broke the glaze, nikasil is tough stuff.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yep no problem! Run it!
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