Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questions

Captain Janeway /
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> Andrew beaven Wrote:

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> > Captain Janeway Wrote:

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> > She's having to use the kick starter at a stop sign? Something's

> really

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> > wrong, but it could be from a whole bunch of places.

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> > If the jug is really scored, hey you have a doorstop. You probably had

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> > little compression as well which may have accounted for it dying.

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> > If you want to leave it stock, you could probably get a decent jug at

> a

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> > decent price since so many people kit. You'll need new piston, rings,

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> > needle bearing, etc.

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> > Let's see if Jack Rutherford or DPC Ryan can give info on the Athena.

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> That was a very rare occurrence. Seemed to happen a lot more often to

> her than it did to me. I could ride the thing any where and hit around

> 35mph if I tucked like I was on my CBR1000 haha. It's just way down on

> power this year and I suspect I need to adjust the clutch as well.

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> I'd rather spend several hundred dollars and make sure it's reliable and

> can maintain a safe speed than sour her on two wheels forever. After

> all, she did wreck a Vespa 150 once and ne another occasion had to take

> me to the hospital after a 50MPH highside on a liter bike. It's a

> miracle she wants a moped!

After you're done dropping all this money also make sure you invest in a temp gauge. Until you get it completely tuned up, you want to be careful about letting temps go too high. Stock head you can go to about 400 degrees, but watch it after that. Also be careful with your break in so you don't seize your brand new top end.

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  1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsTopic by: Andrew beaven Andrew beaven 05/28/19 09:22AM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Captain Janeway Captain Janeway 05/28/19 03:31PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Andrew beaven Andrew beaven 05/28/19 03:43PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Captain Janeway Captain Janeway 05/28/19 05:36PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Andrew beaven Andrew beaven 05/28/19 06:18PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Captain Janeway Captain Janeway 05/28/19 06:33PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Andrew beaven Andrew beaven 05/28/19 06:22PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Captain Janeway Captain Janeway 05/28/19 06:38PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 05/28/19 07:20PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Jack Rutherford Jack Rutherford 05/28/19 09:35PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Jack Rutherford Jack Rutherford 05/28/19 09:49PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Andrew beaven Andrew beaven 05/29/19 07:14AM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: alex ganz alex ganz 05/28/19 11:36PM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Andrew beaven Andrew beaven 05/29/19 07:21AM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Captain Janeway Captain Janeway 05/29/19 12:33AM
  Re: 1983 Nu50 : Pros/Cons of adding cylinder kit and questionsRe: Jack Rutherford Jack Rutherford 05/29/19 07:41AM

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