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Old 11-14-2013, 01:07 AM
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Default Re: not to impressed with first kit looking for upgrade

Originally Posted by MotorBicycleRacing View Post
How many bent China girl cylinder fins have you straightened?

I have straightened fins with smooth jawed wide needle nose pliers
on well over 500 motors
and continue to straighten a few on my
new motors which don't seem to have too many bent.

NEVER ever broken one!

They are thin and pliable and usually bend back really easily and
I never use heat.
Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa......... Alright I confess, - none! But I have straightened other aluminum parts from older vehicles & etc when I was younger.
In future I shall only offer advice on things with which I've had direct experience and not generalise. For my punishment I shall listen to Rap music all tomorrow to teach me not to do it again.
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