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Old 1 Week Ago   #1 (permalink)
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husky 346xp pot and piston kit

hi.
would like to get a meteor kit but can only find 42mm and 45mm(open port so i believe on the 45mm)

so got to get a closed port 44.3mm pot and piston kit for 346 and found these two:
chainsaw parts husqvarna chainsaw cylinder piston kit

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HUSQVARNA 350 346 351 353 CYLINDER ASSY NEW 44.3mm FOR PROFESSIONAL USE

are either kits ok or can anyone point to a better kit.

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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

Go genuine if you can , I'm sure prices have come down a fair bit .
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

Metier piston is ok but get OEM pot .
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

The only kits i would use on a primary saw for professional use are Meteor and OEM.
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

thanks for the reply's.

looks like meteor don't make 44.3mm kits. can only get a piston in that size.

oem kits are ranging from 215 - 273 as good as 346's are it does not seem worth it for an old saw.

may as well take a punt on a am kit and hope for the best.

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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

You could try Hyway, Sawbits does them I believe! They are not as good as Meteor but you pays your money......

Is the original cylinder actually beyond help, I have seen some pretty bad ones I have sorted.
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

hi spud.
yep total fubar. looks like the piston ring locating pin has came away and dug into the cylinder by about 2mm on the intake side.
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

I think the 45mm Meteor is closed port from memory; sort of big bore 346xp/353 mash-up. I've used a couple and they've been great.

Look at the pictures;

Husqvarna 346xp 350 351 353 Big Bore cylinder piston kit 45mm w/ gaskets Meteor - Wolf Creek Saw Shop
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

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I think the 45mm Meteor is closed port from memory; sort of big bore 346xp/353 mash-up. I've used a couple and they've been great.

Look at the pictures;

Husqvarna 346xp 350 351 353 Big Bore cylinder piston kit 45mm w/ gaskets Meteor - Wolf Creek Saw Shop

cheers...i will have to check regarding open or closed ports on these.
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Re: husky 346xp pot and piston kit

Looks like the 346/353 kit is closed port. I wouldn't fit an open port on one and the open port version is really for the 350 only!
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