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VR 2000 Enduro Oil blow by...

Just bought it and found out now it needs a rebuild. Oil is blowing by the crank case I guess so it needs new piston rings. Anyone know how much this would cost and if its ok to drive the rest of the season? Also you think its worth doing it? It has 42000 K on it.

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How much oil does it use? Some blowby is to be expected with older engines. Does it fog the neighbourhood every time you ride it? Does it put the entire contents of the crankcase into the airbox every 328 miles? What? You're the only person who can answer the is it worth it question. Is it worth it to YOU?

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