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677 viewsThis fixture is used to machine & grind chromed liners. It can be used in the lathe or the OD-ID grinder. Notice, the liner is only held by the lip (.200 thick); not by the sleeve. All liner windows are cut in a custom modified dividing head.Jim Allen
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779 viewsThe pin on rear of the fixture gives the proper index for cutting exhaust in the radii cutting fixture.Jim Allen
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1311 viewsA typical Liner secured in the fixture. When grinding any liner I use Sunnen honing oil #MB-30-5 that has been used before to grind chrome. I make the 1 in dia X .750 wide (100 grit) wheels, & grind at 26,000 rpm to get this finish. These liners are not honed after grinding & there is no lapping done with any type of diamond lapping compound!Jim Allen
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664 viewsThis fixture is used to hold liners for machining & grinding. The top clamping piece is hardened & ground.Jim Allen
 
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