Can I replace just one sleeve in a four cylinder block?
No. You must also replace the sleeve next to it at the same time. If you don’t, the re-sleeve process would cause the one next to it to go out of round.
Do I need to replace both power rings on a 1/2 resleeve for a 4-cylinder block?
Yes. Since the deck of the deck is surfaced, the deck hight for those 2 cylinders will be lower than the other. So, you must resurface the entire deck and replace the power rings.
Does MTC use torque plate for bore & hone for HD cylinders?
Yes. If you don’t the cylinders won’t be round. We have torque plates for most Harley-Davidson models.
How big can I go with a stock block?
78mm is the largest. For larger, you must go to a Big Block.
What is the torque for heavy-duty cylinder studs?
Heavy-duty cylinder studs torque to 40-42 ft lb.
What type of sealing systems are available for MTC cylinder blocks?
MTC has three types of systems available.
- O-ring machined into the top of the sleeve for a copper wire.
- O-ring machined into the top of the sleeve for a stainless wire.
- Power ring design machined into sleeve for copper power rings.
These sealing systems are used in conjunction with a copper head gasket.