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Old 08-14-2008, 02:50 PM   #1
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Old 08-15-2008, 08:24 AM   #2
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Hmmmm...didn't Husky already make an ultra-light four striker when they took a 600cc four stroke top end, and stuck it on a 400 2 stroke lower end, with one pint of lubricating oil in the cam chain case, equiped with two reed valves pushing and sucking from the crank pulses? This "250" sounds like a time bomb. Rotsa ruck.
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:15 AM   #3
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Sounds neat. A 250 two stroke still kicks its butt, though.
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48.5 lb engine? Great for racing but not so great for anyone who doesn't have a sponsor to pay for the frequent expensive rebuilds.
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Old 11-21-2008, 08:28 AM   #5
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Hey how expensive can titanium valves be anyway, what couple a' bucks each?...nuthin' to it....
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Hey how expensive can titanium valves be anyway, what couple a' bucks each?...nuthin' to it....
It's that spindly unobtanium crank and ti rods that getcha.........

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Old 11-21-2008, 09:25 AM   #7
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Just for fun I looked up the parts for a top end job for a CRF450R. There are no oversize pistons. There is no replaceable sleeve. A full top end job incl piston, cylinder, valves, guides, rockers, lifters, etc = $900 for parts only. Another $300 if the crank is shot.

Figure a Husky is at least twice as much.

Yikes! I'll stick with my IT175.
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Old 11-21-2008, 12:36 PM   #8
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If I'm going to pay through the nose for parts I'd rather it be on a 70's era Husky, Maico, CZ or Bultaco.

These new 4 stroke dirt bikes with internals the weight and thickness of Christmas tree balls are a little out of my league I'm afraid.
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Old 11-22-2008, 10:52 AM   #9
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Hey!?!? Who deleted my post? Lousey *#$*(&^%$$^$%^#$#%!
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