For more than 70 years, Los Angeles Sleeve Co. has been producing cylinder sleeves for engines. Founded by Nicholas W. Metchkoff in 1945, L.A. Sleeve began with automotive and tractor sleeves. Since entering the fledgling motorcycle aftermarket scene in 1968, they have risen to the forefront of the powersports industry as well, and even produce OEM cylinder liners in addition to their premium aftermarket sleeves. Still owned and operated by the Metchkoff family, L.A. Sleeve has become the cylinder sleeve brand of choice worldwide while remaining committed to its core values of quality manufacturing, cutting-edge technology and quality service.
Used by everyone from riders and racers to engine builders, an L.A. cylinder sleeve is an inexpensive way to reinvigorate your motorcycle or snowmobile engine without resorting to new cylinders. Each sleeve is made from a premium alloy that contains carbon, chrome and 200 Brinel molybdenum, and is manufactured using centrifugal spin-casting for unmatched reliability. By using these cylinder sleeves to re-sleeve your engine’s worn or seized cylinders during a rebuild, you’ll save serious money while enjoying a dependable and long-lasting engine. Just bore your old cylinders to fit, install the sleeves into the cylinder jug, then finish-bore for renewed performance on asphalt, dirt or snow.
We offer L.A. Sleeve cylinder sleeves in a number of bore sizes, ranging from 69.5 mm bore sleeves for a Yamaha DT 175 engine to 85 mm bore sleeves for the Polaris 800 H.O. engine. Enter your ride’s make, model and year into our fitment tool to find the right cylinder sleeve or call us seven days a week for expert assistance. As an industry leader in aftermarket powersports for nearly half a century, Dennis Kirk has the parts in stock you need at prices you can afford. With same-day shipping and no-hassle returns, we’ll get you the right parts so you can get to work on your engine.