Re: 1980 Newport II

Robert Spine /
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Status update....after three days and endless cycles of soaking, heating and beating I finally got the piston and cylinder to separate. Moped Lars stopped by and pronounced the cylinder to be in pretty great shape and can just be honed out. He also confirmed I have spark, and helped me to reassemble the top cover and slider of the carb. The piston rings are frozen solid to the piston. He says they will need to be replaced.

The gas tank was badly rusted. The petcock was completely blocked. It has been removed and will be replaced. The tank was filled with white vinegar for three days, with the tank flushed and refilled daily. I set up a compressed air ‘bubbler’ using an air nozzle from my compressor and that seemed to help in the cleaning process. Yesterday afternoon I switched the vinegar for Evapo-rust. I will flush and refill again later today.

Anyone have a #22 piston and rings set they are willing to sell, or a recommendation on where to purchase them? If I have to replace the cylinder and piston/rings as a kit, is there a recommendation on a specific kit to purchase? I would like to keep this as stock as possible.

Thanks

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  1980 Newport IITopic by: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/13/19 06:24PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Moped Lar (OFMC) Moped Lar (OFMC) 01/13/19 07:17PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/13/19 07:34PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Moped Lar (OFMC) Moped Lar (OFMC) 01/14/19 10:13AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/16/19 05:54PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/14/19 06:26PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 01/14/19 07:01PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Chris * Chris * 01/14/19 07:59PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/19/19 09:32AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: P D P D 01/19/19 11:21AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/30/19 06:46PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Seth B Seth B 01/30/19 07:12PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: P D P D 01/30/19 10:26PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 01/31/19 11:45AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Moped Lar (OFMC) Moped Lar (OFMC) 01/31/19 12:20PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Don Ohio Don Ohio 01/30/19 10:58PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/31/19 04:00PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Brad William Brad William 02/08/19 11:25PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Brad William Brad William 02/08/19 11:42PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 04/01/19 05:44PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Seth B Seth B 04/01/19 06:39PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 04/01/19 08:08PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 04/01/19 09:27PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: pat splat pat splat 04/01/19 08:56PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 04/01/19 10:29PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Les B. Les B. 04/03/19 07:45PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: nash brunelle nash brunelle 04/06/19 01:26AM

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