Re: Bianchi Eagle - 1979?

Trent Anderson /
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Definite sign that motor is "frozen". Could be rings rusted against cylinder wall, bearings, or more. If you remove the head, you might be able to find movement in the crank and bearings if the cylinder can move up and down a little regardless of the piston being frozen. The amount of movement will be determined by where in the stroke the piston froze.

Get a block of wood that fits in the cylinder that you can tap with a hammer. You don't want to tap the top of the piston with anything metal that can crack it. Sometimes the break loose easily, sometimes you screw up the whole works, so go slow and careful. Plan on new rings at the least.

I had 2 V1 pistons tap loose easily enough that I was able to get them running, one just in the basement, the other I was even able to take it for a couple rides. If the rings aren't terrible, then you could they and clean up the cylinder a little and reassemble the motor to tinker with.

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