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Old 01-22-2013, 08:53 AM   #44
Take it apart
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Location: Colorado Northern Front Range
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stock piston with dished top:

JE 10.5:1 "high compression" flat top piston:


kit available from Procycle, Keintech, and other sources. Not all "kits" are put together the same (which and type of gaskets that are included).

I was asked to get a weight on the engine. Came up with 107.5lbs on my digital bathroom scale (with oil). I don't usually choose to believe that scale as it's always telling me I am carrying extra lbs.
1999 Suzuki DR650
1998 Honda VFR800 Interceptor
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