2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 68Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 68

ENGINE Honing To Oversize CAUTION If cylinder wear or damage is excessive, it will be necessary to oversize the cylinder
for finish honingRefer to piston-to-cylinder clearance specifications before honingComplete the sizing with fine grit stones
to provide the proper cross-hatch finish and required piston clearance Cleaning the Cylinder After Honing It is very important
that the cylinder be thoroughly cleaned after honing to remove all grit materialWash the cylinder in solvent, then in hot,
soapy waterPay close attention to areas where the cylinder sleeve meets the aluminum casting (transfer port area)Use electrical
contact cleaner if necessary to clean these areasRinse thoroughly, dry with compressed air, and oil the bore immediately
with Polaris Cycle Lubricant EXAMPLE OF CROSS HATCH PATTERN finished cylinder should have cross-hatch pattern to ensure piston
ring seating and to aid in the retention of the fueloil mixture during initial break inHone cylinder according to hone manufacturer's