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Why do You Change Piston & Rings Often on a Motocross, Dirt Bike?

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Why do You Change Piston & Rings Often on a Motocross, Dirt Bike?

Why do Manufacturers tell you to change your piston and rings so often on a Motocross Bike or Dirt Bike? Some people think as long as the bike kicks over and starts in a few kicks we are good, Not! Below is a little bit of general information to look at. Always check your owners manual and follow their service recommended intervals.   Piston & Rings Maintenance: Most modern two strokes / four stroke Motocross/Enduro motorcycles recommend piston and ring replacement at 15 hour or 5-6 race intervals. Just because the kick starter feels firm or it starts easy, it still may be time for...

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