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Old 09 January 2011, 10:10   #1
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Mercury 25 / Mercosil block

I good friend of mine has to bore out his Merc block to 0,030 and the two workshops in Iceland are not willing to do it as they say they dont have the special silicon to coat after they have bore the block.

Anyone that can recommend workshop in UK to do the job ?

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Old 09 January 2011, 10:54   #2
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I take it Mercosil is the same as Nikasil bore lining used in BMW and Jaguar engines?
If it is a search on google will bring up some places.

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Old 10 January 2011, 08:45   #3
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Have a look at these guys in the uk. We used them at Barrus for all our engine re bores etc.
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Old 10 January 2011, 10:39   #4
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You do not state which model of 25 Merc you have, but if factory oversize pistons are available for your model the block is reboreable and therefore will not have a Nikisil coating.
As Tubodiesel said FJ Payne are good.
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