Lycoming 360/540 pv cylinders. Who has them for sale?

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Lycoming 360/540 pv cylinders. Who has them for sale?

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Seems nobody has them, however, I found some.🤫

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gso480jr wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:57 pm
Seems nobody has them, however, I found some.🤫
I have quite a few, my new ones are not for sale but my used ones definitely are. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I grew up thinking I-10 was the Mason Dixon line.
1986 Airboat Engineering Inc., 14' Marsh Master. Refreshed narrow deck, SV O-540, 72” NGQ. A Bob Stossel original.

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Understood, I'd keep the new ones too. Finding good usable ones are the problem. It may be better to have mine chromed and rebuilt. However I think buying rebuilt steel might be the cheapest route.

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You didn't mention if you need narrow or wide deck, narrow being harder to find. I have found the going rate is about $600 for a quality, fully rebuilt and loaded (new piston and rings) cylinder, chrome or P10 steel doesn't really seem to change the price. It cost me $600 each to have my bad cylinders rebuilt with new chrome, new piston and iron rings, including welding up cracked exhausts. The whole process took over 1 year to complete, primarily waiting until there was a good batch of cylinders going to chrome at once. Basically, bad cylinders aren't really worth much in core value.

I have bought run used for about $300 each, with a fresh valve job, used piston and new rings. 3 out of 4 worked.

I like to have a couple extra on hand vs. scrambling to find a cylinder in the middle of hunt season. I ran the spares I have through break in and then swapped in more new ones so my spares are plug and play.
I grew up thinking I-10 was the Mason Dixon line.
1986 Airboat Engineering Inc., 14' Marsh Master. Refreshed narrow deck, SV O-540, 72” NGQ. A Bob Stossel original.

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Need narrow deck for the 360. Found some just out of Jurnigans rebuild shop for $375 each. Standard size steel. Better hurry up and get them. Narrow deck cylinders are real scarce. Just sold a good little 320 wide deck on 11' stossell hull. That was the motor to keep. This 360 has been a nightmare trying to keep oil in it. Bought one rebuilt chrome for #2 and even it is puking oil. Dropping off the intake tube. Gonna just slap 4 rebuilt standard size steel and chrome rings.

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