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Old 01-21-2013, 04:36 PM   #53
newcastleadam
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Originally Posted by Old Kiwi#99 View Post
Bottom end of the KLR is all roller bearing like a two stroke, so it will survive low oil flow & low pressure for longer, where plain bearings (ie cam journals) will die
Had that happen to my first project KLR. Crank bearings failed, top end was fine. Still not sure how the PO did that.
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