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Offline magnumfloyd

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Poulan 3400 cylinder porting
« on: February 27, 2013, 04:10:03 pm »
Does any one have a pictures or tips to share I'm planning on removing base gasket and sealing with three bond 1184

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Re: Poulan 3400 cylinder porting
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 04:19:14 pm »
Does any one have a pictures or tips to share I'm planning on removing base gasket and sealing with three bond 1184

Check your squish just to be safe, even though it should be fine without the gasket on these.  I use ThreeBond 1194 when not using gaskets.

I take it you just reused your cylinder and didnt want this one I had for shipping?
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Re: Poulan 3400 cylinder porting
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2013, 06:05:13 pm »
Mine looked about the same condition of yours but we will see how it runs

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Re: Poulan 3400 cylinder porting
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2013, 09:46:31 pm »

I took the width of a sharpie line off the base of mine with sandpaper glued to the top of my desk. (Yes I know I'm a redneck...so what?)
Did away with the base gasket, widened the exhaust and squared it off a bit, opened the phenolic resin intake manifold for a bit better flow, opened the muffler a tad and the ol' "Ugly Bastard" runs pretty well!


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Re: Poulan 3400 cylinder porting
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2013, 09:52:49 pm »
Well mine wont be running again i dont know how to get the piston off and now i know why the ring spun the pin is not out on the top.

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Re: Poulan 3400 piston removal
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2013, 08:14:57 pm »
I have gotten a better piston how do you remove these ones.

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Re: Poulan 3400 cylinder porting
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2013, 12:49:19 pm »
Brokenbudget had a picture of a cylinder that he did on a 3400.   Here is what he did.


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