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Old 04-22-2009, 11:21 AM   #122
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Location: SE Portland/ Carrboroland NC
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Originally Posted by CavCPT
The engine is cooked. Bad oil change by a local shop (out of business) while I was deployed overseas. The mechanic didnt follow my very specific instructions and failed to realize that you had to run the bike after the first quart or you'd get a bad reading on the dipstick. So he only added one quart instead of three. My fault of couse was failing to double check.

Expensive lessoned learned.

So, I essentially need a complete top end; cylinder head, crank rockers, piston, valves, cam, etc.

Less expensive to just find a working engine I imagine.
Where are you located? I like getting cheap cooked XL600 engines.
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