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Old 02-05-2009, 05:15 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Olas Altas
So far, I'm looking at replacing all bearings, camshaft, rockers, piston and maybe the valves...Definitely new valve seals and new cam chain. Hoping I can just rehone the cylinder and use another 76mm piston instead of going up another size.

In the end I want this bike to be reliable and bulletproof, so I would assume that it's best to stay with stock engine components. There's lots of aftermarket components for these bikes, which is awesome. Any recomendations here will be appreciated. I can clearly see after a quick search that finding the parts to make this bike run won't be a huge issue, finding some time will be, though!
A complete engine gasket kit will include valve guide seals (it did w/ my XR600). I would stay with stock rockers and cam like you say - the oem rockers for my 600 were ~$41 each.
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