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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-01-2015, 05:24 AM Thread Starter
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rebuildable?

I'm looking at picking up an RC and was wondering about mileage and motor issues......basically correct me if I'm wrong but is there any reason that the motor just can't be rebuilt when it is needed?
I see a lot of posts about high mileage and they act like the bike is DONE after a certain amount.
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How long is a piece of string? You can't generalize on how rebuildable a Motor is until it's inspected. Assume the worst and that you'll have to buy a good used motor. Price that up and go from there.... plus all the other costs you'd incur to put the bike right, that's what I'd do if buying a ropey project bike. Often it's not worth it...

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My experience indicates that it is difficult to find someone that knows how to build this motor correctly, especially if using aftermarket parts.
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