World’s Hardest and Roundest 
Cylinder Bores

Fastest Turnaround Time and 
Cylinder Exchange Program

Custom Piston to Cylinder Clearances for Unmatched Precision

Race Proven Technology

Experience, Integrity, Technical Depth

Cylinder Plating and Honing: Your Worldwide Leader

Attention Customers: US Chrome returns again to Snowmobile USA at Novi, Michigan November 4-6 at the Suburban Collections Showplace. Come see Ginger and Scott for valuable coupons, a free T shirt, decals, tech tips and thorough, courteous answers to your engine repair questions! If you have cylinders or pistons for plating, or worn plated cores to sell us, save shipping costs and bring them to the show—we will gladly bring them back to our shop for you!

US Chrome is Expanding its Fond du Lac facility!

This exciting project will be completed by October and it will give us nearly 4,000 square feet of production space to better serve our valued customers, and to ramp up for some exciting new projects we are setting up for!

US Chrome Cylinder Plating and Honing Services

Our cylinder plating professional’s plate on iron bores, steel bores and on the sleeve for better durability, oil retention and reduced friction. We are a worldwide leader in cylinder plating, composite plating chemistry, cylinder honing and rebuilding. When you need maximum performance, durability, and reliability, trust U.S. Chrome. Our services include:Cylinder Replating

  • NiCom™ Cylinder Plating
  • Diamond Honing
  • Cylinder Replating
  • Cylinder Boring
  • Cylinder Bore Restoration
  • Piston Coatings
  • Big Bore Kits
  • 2 Stroke Cylinder Porting
  • Cylinder Exchange and Core Purchases

U.S. Chrome provides quality cylinder coating services since 1979. To enhance the performance, durability, and reliability of your vehicle contact US Chrome or start filling out a cylinder plating order form.

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What Engines do we Replate, Bore, Hone, Coat, and Repair?

U.S. Chrome is an industry leader in performance cylinder plating and repair of factory Nikasil™, Nicom™, electrofusion and hard chrome bores. U. S. Chrome will fully restore your motorcycle cylinder, snowmobile cylinder, PWC cylinder, or any factory hard chrome or Nikasil plated cylinders. By focusing on exceptional quality, fast turnaround time and personalized customer service, we have now plated well over 1 million cylinder bores for a variety of brands, including but not limited to:

  • Honda
  • Yamaha
  • Suzuki
  • Beta
  • Ducati
  • Bultaco
  • Ski-Doo
  • Polaris
  • Artic Cat

Cylinder Plating, Repair, and Restoration with 1 Year Warranty

Cylinder RestorationCylinder Repairs

U. S. Chrome's patented Nicom plating will improve the performance of all motor sport engines. Unlike inferior processes, our coatings offer superior durability, thermal heat dissipation, lubricity, and hardness over OEM factory plating or that of the competition. We are confident in our ability to restore or repair beyond your expectations. This is why we offer a 1-year warranty for defects in material and workmanship from the date of purchase. To view all the details of our warranty scroll to the bottom of our cylinder plating order form.

For questions and concerns call or contact a US Chrome restoration specialist.

Cylinder Exchange Program

U.S. Chrome offers same day cylinder exchanges and core purchases - please call or check our eBay store for availability. You don’t have to buy a brand new cylinder to get unrivaled performance. Don't waste your hard earned money and compromise performance. Buy one of our remanufactured cylinders for sale right now!

We Buy used/worn or Damaged Cylinders!

U.S Chrome will also buy your cylinders. All cylinders must be repairable. Sleeved or modified cylinders are not accepted.  Below is a list of some of our branded cylinders we buy.Snowmobile plated cylinders for enhanced performance.

Arctic Cat

  • Arc-S 900cc 88J2, 88J4, 88J5
  • Arc-S 700cc 96B1
  • Arc-S 600cc 87K1


  • Pol-S 550cc EC55PM - Plated Version Only!
  • Pol-S 700cc 3021866
  • Pol-S 800cc 3022205, 3022201, 3022352 
  • Pol-S 800cc 3022449


  • Ski-S 800cc 6623240 (Rotax - 2 bores)
  • Ski-S 800cc 613852 (Rotax)
  • Ski-S 600cc 623262
  • Ski-S 700cc 923695

U. S. Chrome is interested in almost all two stroke, dirt bike, motorcycle, and personal water craft cylinders.

These are only a few of the cylinders we will buy. To view our entire buying list for cylinders click the link below.

Contact our cylinder repair shop or fill out a cylinder plating order form now for performance-driven cylinder solutions.

We Pay CASH for Used / Worn / Damaged Cylinders (must be plated cylinders)

ATV's - Motorcycles - Snowmobiles - PWC  (call for details & pricing)