Author Topic: Broke down in flagstaff  (Read 1930 times)

Offline jacksonracingcomau

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Re: Broke down in flagstaff
« Reply #30 on: May 20, 2022, 03:15:23 AM »
Update for those interested.  I took the Griso to Todd Eagan yesterday and found out today that the damage is limited to the head. I need a new valve,spring, valve guide and valve adjuster.  I feel fortunate there was no damage to the piston and cylinder.


Result. !
But our loose valve not kissing his partner is way out there, even if I couldnít see evidence, Iíd buy one.
Guide, notsomuch, even if he took a wallop from retainer, it would have to be ugly to change it.

Real point, of course, is why ?
Iím assuming never apart, FSH etc etc
Warranty wouldíve been answer a few years back, motor now obsolete
Doubt anyone cares now, pitiful mileage for catastrophe in days of unlimited mileage warranty. But if you donít use, you lose it.

I do have skin in this game, fitted same springs to my 650 8V, prob about same batch so if this really is common, Iíll biff em.
Shame, cos they work well

Offline groundhog105

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Re: Broke down in flagstaff
« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2022, 03:49:04 PM »

Result. !
But our loose valve not kissing his partner is way out there, even if I couldnít see evidence, Iíd buy one.
Guide, notsomuch, even if he took a wallop from retainer, it would have to be ugly to change it.

Real point, of course, is why ?
Iím assuming never apart, FSH etc etc
Warranty wouldíve been answer a few years back, motor now obsolete
Doubt anyone cares now, pitiful mileage for catastrophe in days of unlimited mileage warranty. But if you donít use, you lose it.

Yea i agree itís pitiful mileage for a broken valve spring.  The warranty just ran out in September 21 and I turned down an extended warranty because the griso was running so well and the number of high mileage grisos around with no problems. I bought the bike new in 2019.




 

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