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  • Rebuilding the Honda XR650R Motorcycle Cylinder and Head

    4WD Mechanix Magazine's Honda XR650R motorcycle came with very low hours on the bike. Unfortunately, the air filter had been sealing badly, and the result was an engine with damaged valves and excessively low compression. We turned to L.A. Sleeve Company for its Moly 2000 iron/chrome-moly alloy cylinder sleeve and cylinder head rebuilding [HD Video].

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  • LAPC Honda CRF450 Piston Kit Review - MXA Team Tested

    LAPC's 2013–'14 Honda CRF450 piston kit is a performance-based piston that enhances power without diminishing reliability. Purpose: The stock 2013-'14 CRF450 produces the least horsepower in the 450 class. This isn't a dealbreaker, as the powerband is easy to ride and very tractable. But since it gives up as much as 5 horsepower to the competition, it needs more oomph...

L.A. Sleeve Auto Sleeving

L.A. Sleeve, manufacturer of cylinder liners, added service of cylinder sleeve installation.

L.A. SLEEVE manufactures cylinder sleeve liners for all popular makes and models of auto, truck, and heavy duty engines. We also produce heavy duty engine block repair rings and bushings. Replacement and custom sleeves are produced for current import or domestic models to vintage and nostalgia models.

Engine rebuilders find they can rely on the quality of L.A. SLEEVE cylinder liners. Cylinder sleeves are manufactured from centrifugally-spun Moly 2000 iron alloy castings, which insure ease of installation and trouble free boring. This boreable chrome-moly alloy contains alloys found in today's plated cylinders, but will never peel or flake. L.A. SLEEVE's Moly 2000 cylinder sleeves feature superior tensile strength, transfer heat quickly and efficiently, insuring a dependable long life engine. Cylinder sleeves are also custom manufactured from various specialty iron or aluminum materials.

L.A. SLEEVE has been a leader in sleeve innovation, design and installation for more than sixty-five years. We supply sleeves to all facets of the engine building industry. Production rebuilders, performance builders, and small engine repair shops all receive the same attention and courtesy. Look to us for your cylinder sleeve requirements and installation solutions.