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Mr.Pontiac
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USA
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Posted - 22 Aug 2016 :  10:25:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just read about this, what is it & how is it done

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Chief PONTIAC

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Posted - 22 Aug 2016 :  10:55:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Have not heard the term

Probably talking about part of the line boring process. The main Caps are cut down, then re-installed. This makes the main journals under sized. Then while line boring, most of the material removed is from the cap side. WAG.


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Edited by - Blued and Painted on 22 Aug 2016 11:10:30 PM
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Pontiac Dude
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Posted - 01 Sep 2016 :  09:48:22 AM  Show Profile  Visit Pontiac Dude's Homepage  Reply with Quote
A type of haircut ?????? If u read about it then u can tell us. LOL.

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