Cylinder Sleeves Installation How to: Using Dry Ice
Using Dry Ice to cool the sleeves so they fit easily
Over in our machine shop, we show you the benefit of using the dry ice to fit in your cylinder sleeves more easily. • Insert cylinder sleeves into cooler of dry ice and heat engine block to 250 ºF . • Remove engine block after 30 minutes of heating. • Use retaining compound on the block before inserting cylinder sleeves. • Remove cylinder sleeves from cooler after 30 minutes. • Slide cylinder sleeves into engine block. Use feeler gauge to make sure flats of sleeve are parallel. • Place honing plate on block and torque head studs to ensure sleeves stay in place during the cooling process. • You’re now ready to bore, deck, and hone to specifications.

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