M01 and M1 - same piston?

Does anybody know for sure if a morini M01 and M1 have the same piston or not?

Re: M01 and M1 - same piston?

no they are different. The MO1 is piston ported while the M1 has a reedvalve induction on the crankcase.

Re: M01 and M1 - same piston?

so the cylinder heads would be different, but wouldn't the pistons still be the same?

Re: M01 and M1 - same piston?

Allen Murphy /

No--there isn't a cutout in the M1 piston ffor the intake.

Al Murphy

Re: M01 and M1 - same piston?

Dammit! Ok, thanx guys. Well, if anybody else wants it then , there is a franco morini M01/M02 NOS rebuild kit on ebay right now for 9 bucks with no bids. It comes with all gaskets, new piston, rod with bearing,ect...

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