2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 88Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 88

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 on Page 3.5 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