How much does it cost to port a chainsaw?
It may cost you $40.00 at the machine shop to cut the cylinder. You have another 4 plus hrs into labor. It takes time to get port timing numbers, then to do the porting. Depending on whats involved, anywhere from $100.00-$300.00 is the norm.
What is a woods ported chainsaw?
A “woods ported” saw, is made to run day in and day out. More power over a broader range, runs cooler and longe than stock. Get the air in and heat out as fast as possible, but still usable. The oposite of that is a “race ported” saw.
What does it mean when you port a chainsaw?
Most of saws on AS are woods ported, this means they are built to be used everyday as work saws. The porting job may vary depending the saw. On most saws, builders have to use a lathe on the cylinder to cut the base of the cylinder to increase compression. This will also advance the cylinder ports timings.
What is the purpose of porting a chainsaw?
What does a muffler do on a chainsaw?
Function. The muffler serves the purpose of reducing noise while the chain saw is in use. It also pushes exhaust from the chain saw operator, reducing the amount of exhaust the operator inhales.
What does porting do to a chainsaw?
The porting job may vary depending the saw. On most saws, builders have to use a lathe on the cylinder to cut the base of the cylinder to increase compression. This will also advance the cylinder ports timings. Then, they cur a crown around the piston or they cut the squish band (around the combustion chamber).
What does porting a chainsaw muffler do?
Think of it this way, the purpose of porting is to flow more air and fuel into the combustion chamber to produce more hp and torque. This is done in two ways.
Why is it important to Port a chainsaw?
Importance of porting a chainsaw Most of the time chainsaw owners are not happy about their chainsaw performance. That’s why they are moving to port their chainsaw. it will increase chainsaw performance. Even the chainsaw will perform more than a non-porting condition.
Can you use woods port on a Husqvarna chainsaw?
Note that every chainsaw is not compatible with woods porting. You cannot apply woods porting to some chainsaw models. You cannot squish the chainsaw which has clamshell engine. If you buy an expensive chainsaw for long time use such as Husqvarna and not sure about the risks, you can keep it as it is.
Do you need a torch to Port a chainsaw?
If there will a lack of light on the place where you want to port the chainsaw, then it needs a torchlight. Safety certitude: Safety issue is the most important thing then other.
What’s the best way to Port a saw?
Squishing is another way to do woods porting. All you need to do is to lower the jug of the saw. You can use a thin gasket or do milling to make the changes. It also increases the compression ratio and power. After doing the above two steps, you will experience a better compression ratio from the engine.