10000km wr450 crankshaft play?


4 replies to this topic
  • tobias6371

Posted August 02, 2009 - 01:34 AM

#1

decided to put a new piston rings cam chain etc in ol faithfull...i can move conrod side to side a bit... think this is normal??but using fine screwdriver i can move crankshaft sideways?d ya all think i should be finding much play here...any experienced advice much appreciated.

  • nitronaf

Posted August 02, 2009 - 01:44 AM

#2

nah up and down movement is only of concern

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  • stev0

Posted August 02, 2009 - 06:45 AM

#3

decided to put a new piston rings cam chain etc in ol faithfull...i can move conrod side to side a bit... think this is normal??but using fine screwdriver i can move crankshaft sideways?d ya all think i should be finding much play here...any experienced advice much appreciated.


what made you decide to put a new piston in at 10 000km?

Im on about 9 300km and she still purrs like a kitten.

  • tobias6371

Posted August 02, 2009 - 02:48 PM

#4

curiosity?beer?maintainance? i noticed also when i put my hand over the end of the pipe a popping kinda effect coming from airbox...sound familiar to anyone.took speedo off at 10000k so was bit over that..

  • stev0

Posted August 02, 2009 - 10:11 PM

#5

no worries, my speedo stopped working at 6k




 
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