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Old 08-22-2009, 08:22 PM   #65
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Originally Posted by bluebye
04 Dr650. 23000 miles. 99% commuting. Daily rider. No engine modifications. Always use cluch to shift. Maintained meticulously. Shift to 3rd accelerating and bang, clank, etc. Engine goes dead. No compression sounds bad when I pushed the starter button. Rolls freely to a stop. !st engages, 2nd engages, third in like neutral. Fuck. To the OP, can you post pics of your blow up or a link? Thanks.
That's exactly what happened to mine at 18,000 miles. I believe it's a pretty rare failure. I'm not really worried about it with the new engine.
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