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[#] Thu Oct 27 2011 02:27:36 EDT from Animal @ Uncensored

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Glad i did one more check before putting the motor back together.
yeah, that's bad.

Cylinder, fortunately, will probably be OK with some acid and a hone
through it.

My guess is it would have gone one, possibly two rides before *kboom*
and taking the cylinder, head, con rod, and bottom end out with it.

[#] Thu Oct 27 2011 04:36:36 EDT from dothebart @ Uncensored

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whew. thats bad.

I guess it would have lost compression before it broke in half totaly?

but scary that it continued on the other side of the slot, which one could probably take in account as proof that this was broken from start and is a waranty case...

[#] Thu Oct 27 2011 11:23:59 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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Sheesh... GM pulled the advert, of course, but only after people complained.

[#] Thu Oct 27 2011 11:35:42 EDT from dothebart @ Uncensored

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[#] Thu Oct 27 2011 13:47:51 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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[#] Tue Nov 22 2011 22:19:43 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Glad i did one more check before putting the motor back together.

Ok clue me in here, as someone who has taken a sudden interest in small engines.
What's that I'm looking at? Is that the cylinder itself or the case?

[#] Wed Nov 23 2011 07:44:29 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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yes, the cylinder itself I guess.

the brown thing is the piston.

[#] Thu Nov 24 2011 20:34:53 EST from Animal @ Uncensored

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That's the piston in the cylinder/crankcase. Peeking in through the
intake where the reeds live (it's a 2-stroke engine).

The brown thing is the connecting rod ("con-rod"), piston attaches to
the con rod with a wrist pin, then the other end is attached to the
The little circle thing right below the crack is one of the injectors.

Pistons shouldn't have cracks in them.

Pull the cylinder off, this is the piston:
connecting rod/wrist pin visible through the hole in the piston for the

Looking through the cylinder:
Fortunately I was able to hone most of that out.
The hole in the transfer port in the back is the other upper injector.
Black part on the bottom is the steel "base gasket".
The holes/ports in the cylinder wall are the transfer ports, fuel is
injected into the
crankcase by the injectors, as the piston cycles it
pulls in the air/fuel mix from teh crankcase into the cylinder where
it's then compressed and ignited with a spark plug in the head.
( :
red part on top is the head, spark plugs stick out the top of that...
from top to bottom, the blue masked off ports are the exhaust valves,
exhaust, and air intake. Oil injector pump is that thing with all the
tubes off it at the bottom. Black hose between the cylinders is the
crankcase bearing oil line. Coolant line/thermostat is the big port on
the middle of the head.)

[#] Sun Dec 04 2011 21:09:33 EST from Animal @ Uncensored

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High of 12°F/-11°C tomorrow.
Oil change on the bike is complete.
Grip warmers will be nice. :D

[#] Mon Dec 05 2011 04:09:05 EST from the_mgt @ Uncensored

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In need for last minute gifts for christmas? Why not some adventure trip to the coast of africa?

[#] Tue Dec 06 2011 07:52:36 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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somebody dropped oil filled bottles on the road...

motorcycle rider skidded, crashed into incomming traffic.

[#] Thu Dec 08 2011 12:06:54 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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[#] Sun Dec 11 2011 13:11:00 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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Darüber bin ich heute gestolpert: einfach zurücklehnen und losfliegen...

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[#] Tue Dec 13 2011 08:19:50 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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*waits for a video from Animal doing it worse*

[#] Tue Dec 13 2011 13:54:32 EST from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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Be very careful what you wish for, Bart!  <grin>

[#] Tue Dec 13 2011 18:53:11 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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[Reply] [ReplyQuoted] [Headers] [Print] smashing through a stack of snow at that speed and continuing his way down...

or... darting into an ice skate tunnel and popping out again at the end continuing his flight...

[#] Thu Dec 15 2011 01:51:49 EST from Animal @ Uncensored

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37degF out on the ride home today.
Lady next to me was looking at me... then she does this
bundle-up-shiveriing motion. LOL.
No, it's above freezing, not cold at all. What are you talking about?
See the jacket and helmet? The red indicator for my heated grips? I'm
probably warmer right now than you are in your cage.

[#] Thu Dec 15 2011 11:45:28 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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You have a helmet cam running on every ride?

[#] Thu Dec 15 2011 14:22:47 EST from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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IG, you expected anything else?

And Bart, yup, that too!  :-)

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