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Old 11-04-2013, 07:24 PM
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Default Re: not to impressed with first kit looking for upgrade

Unless you've removed more than 10% of the total cooling fin surface area a few missing fin edges won't hurt anything but the looks of the cylinder. I wouldn't waste my money on replacing the cylinder unless you're very concerned with the aesthetics.

Use a side grinder with a flapper wheel and smooth things up and you'll be good to go. There have been builders who have rounded off the square fins to give the cylinder a more cylindrical look and they've never had cooling problems.

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