Never saw this repair before.....

Discussion in 'General' started by dtalbott, May 27, 2008.

  1. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    Brought in by a customer.

    1998 CR80R. Burnt a hole in the piston, and tried to fix it instead of replacing it.

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    Why, yes, that is a bolt through the piston.
     
  2. slower than u

    slower than u Well-Known Member

    SImply baffeling - Why would you spend this time to do that instead of replacing it ?!
     
  3. Smokes35

    Smokes35 Well-Known Member

    question...


    did it work?
     
  4. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    Why, yes, it did, somewhat. Bike would crank up and idle, but would start pinging once the bolt got hot. :D
     
  5. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    Kid wanted to ride, I guess, and had no money.
     
  6. james walker

    james walker beat down, broken & busted

    so, how much did you charge Lever for a new piston?
     
  7. Smokes35

    Smokes35 Well-Known Member



    so much for weight balancing!!!


    Thats effing great.
     
  8. (diet)DrThunder

    (diet)DrThunder Why so serious, son?

    That. Is. Awesome.

    Ya gotta hand it to the kid...this may be how Kevin Cameron got started.
     
  9. RoadRacerX

    RoadRacerX Jesus Freak

    The real question is, When is Lever gonna pick his bike up? :D


    Doh! Too late. JJ Walker, you bastid!
     
  10. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    You know, as soon as I saw that piston, I thought, "Lever." :D
     
  11. RCjohn

    RCjohn Killin machine.

    The kid wanted to ride is the most likely scenario. Probably a single piston bike so not quite as crazy as it first seems.

    Chuck Graves made an upper triple clamp out of wood for a bike he was riding when he was a kid. That didn't work out too well for him though. :D
     
  12. Britt

    Britt Well-Known Member

    I'll give you $20 for it.
     
  13. james walker

    james walker beat down, broken & busted

    :D
     
  14. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    No, thank you. It goes in the collection.
     
  15. Britt

    Britt Well-Known Member

    $25 and a 2lb. bag of CherryTwizzlers.
     
  16. dtalbott

    dtalbott Driving somewhere, hauling something.

    Quit. I want to keep it.
     
  17. Jed

    Jed mellifluous

    Hey the kid wants to ride. How about we each pitch in $10.00 for the repair job??? :clap:
     
  18. TEAMLIKETYSPLIT

    TEAMLIKETYSPLIT In Limbo

    That's freakin awesome. After 15 years working in a bike shop (In Alabama, mind you) i've never seen any crap like that! Forwarding to the service dept. now....:clap:
     
  19. Wingnut

    Wingnut Well-Known Member

    That kid obviously did not read the rule book! or was this the Erion racing CR80r pit bike???:)
     
  20. Number400

    Number400 Well-Known Member

    He took that piston to his grandaddy and he fixed it up OLD SCHOOL...like WW2 old school. That, or he was from Cuba.
     

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