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Old 04-11-2011, 08:19 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by mykill View Post
My Norton came to me after sitting for 10 years. I did an initial compression test and had 80# in each. Fired it and rode it a bit and have had 128# in each ever since. Your rings just need to get friendly with the barrels again.
Leakdown is the best diagnostic test.
I'll second that! I would not obsess over it... though I know how we feel after a winter's wait....
XS650 becomes a VT BackRoadRunner
Loving the 80ST
I love projects that take twice as much effort as should be needed. Should be an Airhead motto. (disston)
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