bad owner: no cookie (or: starting after looong disuse)

Dave C dlc-mica at
Mon Dec 7 11:36:46 PST 2009

Nobody else?

Do I need to worry about the rings/cylinder wall condition?  Should I put 
a couple mls of oil in the cylinder with the old plugs first?

On Sat, Dec 05, 2009 at 01:25:52PM -0700, Steve Robertson wrote:
> Drain fuel tank. Take carbs apart and clean float bowl, pilot jet, main jet and
> needle valve assembly on each carb. Make sure nothing got into the airbox
> or exhaust (critters). I'd throw new plugs in it too and freshen up the fluids.
> After sitting that long is there any chance that rust could have formed on
> the rings to any serious extent?
> > For various reasons I won't get into, I haven't started my trackbike in 
> > perhaps 18 months, and didn't do anything to mothball it other than make 
> > sure only pump gas was left in the system, no U4.   What should I do before 
> > trying to start it again?
> > 
> > Also, anybody got a Gen-I stator for cheap?
> > 
> >

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