Re: About to jump into the game!
Keep in mind that any and all replies you get here will be opinions only and are not carved in stone. Use your obvious mechanical common sense and you'll be fine.
As far as the Chinse 2 stroke kits being unreliable, there are many of us here with thousands of miles on them. You just need to know what you're doing. I think you'll understand.
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