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Old 04-17-2018, 02:11 PM
Pedro Jesus
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Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Portugal
Posts: 218

Originally Posted by tfrankito View Post
I have a Reds R5 team motor. Before it lost it's pinch it was a great motor. I tried having it repinched but that is not working out so well. hard to tune, losing tune during the run, idol all over the place. Was thinking of just putting a new piston and sleeve and orings in it, maybe a new crank. It was measured and did show signs of wear but with in tolerance. What's the plus and minus besides cost? The piston and sleeve cost is a non issue. I already did new bearings, block is still nice, head is nice still, button is good. I was told to just paper weight it because it'll never be the same. I was thinking it would be at least a good practice/club race motor....

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