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    It should be rock solid tomorrow so i can make jumps etc, hopefully we get more snow.

    edit. First test drive done and track seems to be okay, just too much powder snow so my throttle started sticking again, need to seal my carb better
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    Ohhh no, it's never good when your shaft is this bent LOL!




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    I remember Biscuits bending one of his irc shocks like that at a bash.
    I had a hammer in the car boot so we just thrashed it straight again and it did the job for the rest of the afternoon
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    Quote Originally Posted by coalminer View Post
    I remember Biscuits bending one of his irc shocks like that at a bash.
    I had a hammer in the car boot so we just thrashed it straight again and it did the job for the rest of the afternoon
    I keep snapping the bottoms anyway Si which aren't threaded so aren't replaceable.
    The Kraken ones are, although I can't find any replacement bottoms anyway lol and the threads don't feel particularly well machined either!

    I got some new SB wheels for the badger and stuck them on.
    Waiting for some fresh alloy tube to make some longer quick release tubes, sick of these ones popping out and can't be bothered with 4 bolts everytime I want to remove it, so I shall make my own.


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    Installed a new spark plug wire and air filter, also had to change my rear bumper mounts back to stock because one of my 3d-printed did snap which i did expect to happen.
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    Last bashing ended suddenly when my engine stopped and could get it running, also it did feel hard to spin so had to check it. Through spark plug hole i saw some marks in the piston and cylinder so had to open my engine and this was the result. Dont know what happened, engine got plenty of oil, for winter i usually use higher % of oil in my gas.
    So i need new cylinder, piston and crank bearings, probably going to replace crankshaft to +2mm to turn my obr engine into 30.5cc. Theres a guy in Finland who builds engines so i might ask him to do porting job for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by siffonen View Post
    Last bashing ended suddenly when my engine stopped and could get it running, also it did feel hard to spin so had to check it. Through spark plug hole i saw some marks in the piston and cylinder so had to open my engine and this was the result. Dont know what happened, engine got plenty of oil, for winter i usually use higher % of oil in my gas.
    So i need new cylinder, piston and crank bearings, probably going to replace crankshaft to +2mm to turn my obr engine into 30.5cc. Theres a guy in Finland who builds engines so i might ask him to do porting job for me.
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    somethings defo been bouncing around in there mate,
    either somethings been sucked in or sommats come loose inside and worked its way to the top,

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    Quote Originally Posted by spentallmymoneyagain View Post
    somethings defo been bouncing around in there mate,
    either somethings been sucked in or sommats come loose inside and worked its way to the top,
    There was small piece of metal inside, looks like that its from piston. Could be that something got inside and destroyed it, nothing else can explain this cos it got plenty of oil.

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