Originally Posted by piston slapper
Perhaps...if you knew what you were trying to accomplish...you might be able to properly crosshatch a cylinder..
Those cylinders look rough...with no particular pattern..they will definitely shorten the life of the new rings..
I could see it if you were building an engine for yourself....but...you are building these engines for paying customers..
The worst part is that you think these pictures are good examples of proper engine work..
What's your opinion on a ball hone used on a power drill? Local dealer hear does it that way and looks decent when done.