Learn how installing repair cylinder sleeves can save the engine block if a cylinder The main advantage of sleeving over boring out the cylinders and installing. We sleeve engines for a couple of reasons. The primary reason for sleeving an engine to either repair a cylinder bore or protect it from damage. In larger engines however, it is necessary to use a good commercial sleeve puller. counterbore and lower deck area that comes in contact with the sleeve.
Cylinder sleeves and liners can serve many different functions and may be required for a simple engine repair or performance upgrades. The Darton MID sleeves convert what were dry liner blocks to wet liner. The bore center to center tolerance for MID sleeve block machining is +″ or. Engines that use so-called wet liners/sleeves have advantages over or a parent bore (cylinder bore directly in the block's base material).