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post #2 of (permalink) Old 08-18-2017, 07:08 AM Thread Starter
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Location: Willington, CT
Year: 1977
Make: Honda
Model: GL1000
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Stripped that bike and started tearing the engine apart. I soaked the frozen pistons for weeks with all kind of penetrating oil. Not of them freed the rings, but I am sure it helped with I decided to use a peace of wood and hammered the piston. That worked right the way.
So, the engine was all teared apart, and I was looking at the main bearings that were worn out. And of course, it took me weeks to to finds a replacement for them. I was talking to Wingovations and he made a tip just for that http://www.wingovations.com/choosing...ngs/4588152247
I couldn't find the connecting rod bearings, so I reused those old ones. And they weren't that bad, just a normal wear.
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