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Engine Rebuild

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Hi everyone, I just joined, happy 2022.

I’m in the process of stripping down and rebuild my engine after I believe it seized because I rode it not realising that there was no oil.

It’s my first bike and want to truely understand it’s workings before I buy a bigger bike this summer.

When I opened the engine up there was a strong burn smell, however so far everything seemed to me moving well. I’m waiting for the flywheel removal tool to be delivered so I can continue dismantling. Is there anything signs that I should look for when determining what needs replaced if the engine was seized because there was no oil keeping it lubricated ?

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Jaybo85 @ 04/01/2022 06:24  

Hi Jaybo

It might be useful if you stated the make and model of your defunct motorcycle...

I once had an RSX100 seize under me because the feed from the 2 stroke oil tank had a blockage? 😊

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Strom67 @ 04/01/2022 08:38  

Hi storm, it’s a mutt mongrel 125 with the Suzuki GS engine.

What did you do with your seized engine?

Everyone I’ve spoken to thinks I’m mad for attempting a rebuild but I’m not in a rush and enjoy tinkering about with things. It will just be handy to have someone who knows engines to get advice from, when the manual and YouTube fail me 😊

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Jaybo85 @ 04/01/2022 09:41  

Hi Jaybo I'm a 45 year served motorcycle mechanic, I have my own business in chesham, if you want any help give me a shout.

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Triumph 62 @ 04/01/2022 10:01  

Thanks triumph, I really appreciate that, is that what you do for a living ?

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Jaybo85 @ 06/01/2022 08:35  

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