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  1. New subscriber, new rider with troubleshooting questions

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all who are on two wheels. I am pretty good with mechanics to a certain extent. I have a 1976 honda cb500t that i pulled the top half of the motor apart, changed gaskets and put everything back together. The problem: the motor turns freely using the fly wheel and the kick start will turn...
  2. 97 Suzuki Bandit 600.. possible engine swap with something else? bigger?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I am working on a 97 Suzuki Bandit for a customer with a worn out engine.. needs new rings, most likely the bottom end (crank checked and re-balanced, new bearings, cylinders honed, new rings, etc..) as well as all valves, valve seats, springs, etc in the head replaced and the head checked as...
  3. Engine rebuilt -good or bad?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi everbody! I'm looking to buy my first bike and Im looking at a 1994 kawasaki ninja 250. The ad Im looking at says: "6000mi, motor rebuild last summer, new plugs, valves lapped, carb cleaned, etc. May need another carb clean" I know less than nothing about mechanics, so I was just wondering if...
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