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Motor seize maybe ,coolant and oil ok motor was not hot. bike had not run for 18 months,ran for 30 ks then seized

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Have you removed the spak plugs an turn crankshaft to see if not hydro locked

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Monching, You will have to hope there is not too much damage done already from running straight Gas. Empty all straight gas from blowers tank and refill with proper minimum 50:1 gas oil mix. Start blower and run on 1/2 throttle for a few minutes to be sure its going to be OK. If seized, you will have to try and unseize and if lucky it may run if not too much damage internally. You should run a heavier oil to gas mix 32 or 40:1 in an engine that's been seized. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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Hi I'm Peter. I'm not quite sure if you are asking if a car will start with no oil in the engine or if the engine was ran with out oil until it seized up. Is this an engine that was just put in? If it was rebuilt and installed was running then froze up I would suspect that the person who rebuilt the engine made a mistake somewhere causing the engine failure. If you are asking that if you drained all the oil out of an engine would it still start and run the answer is yes. There will be a residual oil on all the metal components that would allow the engine to run for a while but eventually it would heat up from friction and seize. If you ran the engine low on oil possibly from it leaking out somewhere and the engine will no longer start then you just seized the engine and it will need rebuilt if possible or replaced.

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the first thing I would do I would check my alternator belt if it runs w pump and alt this could be the problem of overheating and dead battery on the engine part what I do is put a socket at the crankshaft bolt and turn it with a 1/.2 braker bar if it turns the engine is not seiced be sure the engine is off to this tests.

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Radiator lost coolant ( not sure where or how) no visible leaks, and dont think it was burning it, but engine overheated and seized. Would this be an upper end repair only? Bike is an '08. I am the...

Most likely the damage would be confined to the top end as long as it never lost oil pressure. However, when an engine seizes, the debris gets all thru the oil and it really should have the cases split and all the lower end parts inspected and cleaned. Also, you'll need to address the overheating/coolant issue. Inspect the water pump, and radiator cap may not be holding the required pressure and let all the coolant out the overflow which you may not have noticed while riding. Good luck!

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OK, the first thing to do is check your fuse box for blown ignition fuse all motors in order to run must have fuel, air, fire, oil to operate. Since this bike was setting up for four months I recommend changing the oil and filters, empty and flush the gas tank remove any rust if present, your carburators will need servicing, empty and clean the bowls replace gaskets clean your jets, charge your battery replace it needed. Check your charging system (ie stator.) for proper voltage output replace if needed. check Automatic timing unit at the chank shaft on lower right side of the bike. this is needed for impulse signal to be sent to the coils to firng in seqence. If no fire at the spark plug the problem is either your ATU or your coils need replacing. Happy riding !!!

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Only safe way is to disassemble motor. As you dont know if the bearings have welded themselves together.
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The bikes age justify s the expense and you might as well throw a Yoshimura kit in it and get some more horses while it's in bits anyway.

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