Engine prep

Aaron Turner synfinatic at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 09:50:26 PDT 2009


Don't assume things are OK internally if you don't know the engine
history.  I made that mistake and had disastrous results.  It's really
amazing how some people will take things apart and then not bother to
tighten bolts down properly.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 5:59 AM, Wendell Crain <wendellcrain at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good morning!
>
> I recently picked up an engine and bits. My plan is to put together a
> track-only bike for my son. The person I bought the engine from didn't
> really know the history of it, he got it as a spare just-in-case. It
> had canabalized for some screws and a cam chain guide. I've rounded up
> replacements for the missing parts that I've seen. What kind of prep
> should I do for this to get it ready to start? Is there something that
> can be done easily and cheaply to make sure it's going to run? Then if
> necessary, do a tear down and replace bearings and what-not?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Wendell
>



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