Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Is it fixed?

  1. #1
    traderdoc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Near Lake Hartwell, GA

    Is it fixed?

    I have maybe a stupid question?
    I replaced 3 pistons and replated a cylinder because my circlips came out of #3 and tore up the cylinder. The cylinder looked very dry.

    How do I know that the problem is fixed? It's running a little rough although I haven't had it on the lake yet.

    Compression test is 125 in all 3 cylinders.

    If the cylinder wasn't getting enough gas/oil would I still have the same compression?

    Thanks....I'm still learning about these things.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Bossier City, LA
    my 3rd cylinder blew due to oil line falling off. I replace cylinder/piston, and converted to premix. I have 4-5 hrs after rebuild and all is good.I have same compression numbers as you. put it in the water and run it, thats the ultimate test. I was told to put some oil in the gas if your not premixing, but if you are 32:1 is what i am using.
    I'm new to this too, but getting hooked.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. 2004 Polaris msx 110 is it worth fixing?
    By smokeybear in forum MSX/Matrix
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-12-2015, 09:06 PM
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-04-2015, 06:18 PM
  3. 4tec2004-cam chain guide no.2[how is it fixed in place?]
    By dragobrat in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-27-2010, 07:33 PM
  4. 1999 GP1200 steering to left only is it easy to fix HELP !!
    By gregsgp1200 in forum Yamaha Open Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-18-2010, 12:52 PM
  5. should i have this fixed is it important?
    By iceblu121 in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-25-2009, 08:53 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts