Of course there will be some who claim their bikes don't wetsump, BUT I DON'T BELEIVE THEM!
I didn't believe it either, until I saw it with my own eyes: A machine that can sit all winter and still have four quarts in the oiltank.
Even stranger was an original paint Knuck that came in last month; It had never
been burnished, yet did not fill the cases after months of sitting.
A couple of folks have managed to get the balls to come off, which of course I will replace.
I let myself get talked into a shortcut, which allowed the balls to be silversoldered with less heat, thus preserving their hardness, and to be less expensive.
The next batch, now in progress, shall have to approximately
The labor intensive aspect is to re-micro-polish the ball, as it is it's finish that smooths the seat finer than an oil molecule.
Unfortunately, many seats have been abused by punching, lapping, and cutters.
To restore a damaged seat prior to finish burnishing, I have used a simple piloted conical stone.
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