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98shaikh
05-17-2003, 03:46 PM
How often do you have to change the piston rings on a stock rs50. mines done 8500km.

sooty103
05-17-2003, 03:54 PM
Ive done way over 11k,(dont know exact
cause the speedo isnt plugged in,itll be low
mileage wen i sell it!) but then mine oil
pump is jammed on full so it gets way too
much oil wen idling.


Sooty103

CrAiGrOx2002
05-17-2003, 04:07 PM
im on 17150K and havent done it yet and it still sounds crisp... but im considering doing it... or changing to an AIRSAL 50cc kit with the bridged exhaust port... or the MK tin ringed piston / cylinder kit

sooty103
05-17-2003, 04:12 PM
wot the performance like on them craig, i thought about stick 50

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CrAiGrOx2002
05-17-2003, 04:35 PM
same here they pack abit more punch as there ported and have a high compreesion head... and u can get one for the same price as aprilia piston n rings :D u have the full parts n rice list i have dont yas? (the one i made up)

sooty103
05-17-2003, 04:50 PM
The one that took 1h17mins,yeah av got it. no strengthen crank needed then/

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CrAiGrOx2002
05-17-2003, 05:10 PM
lol yeh... well u gotta admit alot of work went into it :D

Joukki
05-18-2003, 03:28 AM
<blockquote><strong><em>Quote:</em></strong><hr>(dont know exact
cause the speedo isnt plugged in,itll be low
mileage wen i sell it!)[/quote] Now if I got that right... that's a bloody gosh darn scam, way uncool

sooty103
05-18-2003, 03:22 PM
not really the cable broke and so did the bit on the wheel, being meaning to get the parts but didnt want to pay for them!!!can get tham now tho through the insurance,long story!

Sooty103