Originally Posted by gobuffs
These blocks, once bored have to be retreated. Cost, from what I hear, is about the same as sleeving them. The advantage of sleeving is future repairs.
Call Dinan to bore it. Blocks do not need to be retreated once bored, and the cost to bore/hone is only about $900. But you do need the right equipment and Dinan has the right equipment. I only have a vague idea of cost of sleeving, and boring should be less than 1/3 the cost.