Originally Posted by GearNut
While I cannot positively say for sure as I do not have the cylinder in my hands, from what I can see in the photos, I say failed chrome. See red arrow in attached pic.
Yeah I can see what you mean, it does look bad there doesn't it.
Also noticed what looks to be a pretty good groove in that piston skirt right below that intake port, that could be a sign of something like maybe a bearing gone bad in the lower end.....shrug!