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Chris Stevens 208/05/2022 17:47:11
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I wonder if there is anyone close to Southampton, who might be able to help with milling SOHC Honda cylinder heads, to accept camshafts fitted with a bearing, rather than running directly in the head? Have a few I need doing, and could be more in future. TIA to anyone who responds to this.

Chris Evans 608/05/2022 19:45:05
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I can't help being up in the midlands but are we looking at car or motorcycle application ?

Chris Stevens 208/05/2022 19:59:28
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Single cylinder Honda motorcycle engines, Chris. Wear is very common on these heads, but as most check them without releasing tension on the cam chain, the play/wear doesn't get detected that often.

John ATTLEE09/05/2022 10:02:24
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I am between Petersfield and Portsmouth. I have a Victoria U2 milling machine.

Why not make some tooling (which might need a milling machine) and line bore using a lathe with the line boring tool running between centres and the tooling replacing the compound slide? That should keep the set up time down.

Happy to chat on 'phone.


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