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« on: July 21, 2021, 09:58:40 am »
Hi All, I picked up a non running XR250 from work with the idea of fixing it up and using it around the estates. I stripped open the motor and saw the piston had hit the valves and bent them, hence the locked motor. I haven't gone any deeper yet but the head will need fixing, new valve guides, valves, lapping etc.
Who in Gauteng can handle this? I would have to send the head from Tanzania so everything will take time.
Normally I would handle this myself, slowly accumulating parts etc, but I know that would end up a very lengthy process. Still want to use the bike before the mud season.
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Re: XR Fundi
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2021, 06:48:46 am »
Thanks to all who have offered assistance and help suggestions. I'm sorting through options.
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Re: XR Fundi
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2021, 06:51:42 am »
Digging deeper, reason for piston hitting valves. Remains of the camchain guide. Chain must have jumped a tooth or three! Damn mango tree fundis! We have a saying here, 'we'll fix what your fundi repaired'. Damn!

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