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Engine locked up

Have tryed to bump start bike but rear wheel locks up still. bike was running fine then it cut out and lost all power. so i put clutch in took it out of gear & pulled off the road. it restarted drove for about 2 mile then just locked up. i have taken engine out & checked the gear selector but it isn't that. so i poured a mix of oil & petrol down the spark plug holes & left it for a bit, & that seams to of released the pistons. as they are moving now. so am going to take heads apart & replace the pistons, piston rings & sleaves.

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    ga_drifter May 11, 2010

    ok, well now that i know the events leading up to this i would agree the engine is seized. how many miles (kilometers) on the clock? was the engine oil level low when this happened?



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No use changhing the piston / rings / sleeve .,you need to split the engine and replace the crankshaft and con rod bearings.although renew the piston kit complete..

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