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Old 07-20-2009, 10:18 AM
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i pulled the piston out and at the top it has a chip. i though about trying it the way it is or does anybody know of a replacement piston only i could get that would work? the sleeves perfect and i have a good conrod. help is appreciated. thanks
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i pulled the piston out and at the top it has a chip. i though about trying it the way it is or does anybody know of a replacement piston only i could get that would work? the sleeves perfect and i have a good conrod. help is appreciated. thanks

Look on there website?
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i pulled the piston out and at the top it has a chip. i though about trying it the way it is or does anybody know of a replacement piston only i could get that would work? the sleeves perfect and i have a good conrod. help is appreciated. thanks
You will need to replace the whole thing: piston sleeve and rod. The last time i checked Amain has a few parts left
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You will need to replace the whole thing: piston sleeve and rod. The last time i checked Amain has a few parts left
ohh ok now i under stand what he was asking

And yes +1 on what Token said, you will need to replace all 3 things.
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yeah...thats what i knew. although the sleeve is perfect and i have a new rod. just need a piston...
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ohh ok now i under stand what he was asking

And yes +1 on what Token said, you will need to replace all 3 things.
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yeah...thats what i knew. although the sleeve is perfect and i have a new rod. just need a piston...

your not going to find just the piston from any dealer... maybe ebay
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is it possible to find a replacement from a different engine with same stroke/bore? the skirts shiny and new. the rod is perfect too. if i have to il toss this thing but i figure theres got to be a piston i can throw in there for a couple gallons..
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i would not suggest it.
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i would not suggest it.
true...just bought the rod now its just a shame...i might try somthing but i know its not advisable.
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pistons and sleeves are matched at the factory. they need to be replaced together and broken in together.
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just buy the piston and sleeve and sell or use the sleeve as a replacement
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Keep the rod. USe it during the break in of the new piston/sleeve and then replace. Once the engine gets tired. Replace the bearings and send the piston and sleeve out to a place like OS Rocket and use that rod again for the breakin again.
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Keep the rod. USe it during the break in of the new piston/sleeve and then replace. Once the engine gets tired. Replace the bearings and send the piston and sleeve out to a place like OS Rocket and use that rod again for the breakin again.
grp piston and sleeve are few and far between. out of stock everywhere. im talking everywhere. im gonna try to grab a junk grp and try just the piston...its down to either that or trash it. another new engine wasnt in the plans..
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look on ebay

I know a guy selling some GRP stuff - go to www.denver-rc.com and look under the buy/sell/trade
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