4 replies to this topic
  • Doodlebug678

Posted February 07, 2013 - 10:07 AM


i went to ride the other day and I took off on my bike and I hit second gear and there was a clanging sound kinda like a bell but not as loud as a bell I guess anyway the motor locked up just wondering if any one knows what it could be piston arm,piston or what thanks

  • etuke

Posted February 07, 2013 - 02:29 PM


shattered piston,dropped valve or big end siezure would be my guess but also could be in the tranny.You need to strip it down to be sure what actually happened.

Edited by etuke, February 07, 2013 - 02:29 PM.

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  • marv02

Posted February 07, 2013 - 05:34 PM


You will have to tear in to the motor to see what went wrong I would start by pulling the head and cross your fingers.
I have a trans if you need one for a killer deal

Edited by marv02, February 07, 2013 - 06:37 PM.

  • Doodlebug678

Posted February 08, 2013 - 11:23 AM


Ok thanks guys

  • KTM_Pat

Posted February 08, 2013 - 11:25 AM


Give us some pics of the tear down/open engine.

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