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4 stroke motorized bicycle engine kits are great if you want reliability or do not want to mix your oil and gas. Learn from each other how to get the most out of your 4 stroke bicycle engine


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Old 04-12-2012, 11:25 PM
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You would definately win that bet Scotto.....the cam fell out and so did the lifters...lesson learned....although the 3 times I craked the case the cam came with the plate I was removing....so maybe unavoidable in this case. Nonetheless forced me to improve my mechanical ability.
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:42 AM
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You would definately win that bet Scotto.....the cam fell out and so did the lifters...lesson learned....although the 3 times I craked the case the cam came with the plate I was removing....so maybe unavoidable in this case. Nonetheless forced me to improve my mechanical ability.
Yeah, sometimes the cam pops out with the cover....lifters will drop out followed by the pushrods and the rockers go off their rocker so too speak lol.

Sounds like you've got it figured out now......have a blast!

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When I get my predator build done, I am definitely going to tell my buddy to just disconnect the governor rather than completely remove it. Unless he really knows what he is doing. From what I have heard though, disconnecting it should be just fine. I really wish I had the money to build my predator bike right now. I have a feeling that my ht engine is on its way out, and I dont even have the money to replace that.
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Old 04-17-2012, 03:35 AM
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I forgot mention, with engine is lying on it's side (flywheel side down), when you pull the cover off the cam will remain intact and no oil will run out. That's the way I do it unless the engine is still in the bike in which case I'll lean the bike to the right side for the same result.

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Old 04-19-2012, 07:25 PM
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How loud is the predator compared to a china lady? How do you disable the governor?

Is there any aftermarket mufflers that make 4 cycles like these quieter or more powerful like the aftermarket pipes for the china ladys?

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With a good muffler it is MUCH quieter than a rattley Chinagirl. I use a 3/4" hotdog style mower muffler. Slightly loud but way more pleasent 4 stroke throaty sound. The stock muffler is very quiet if you can fit it to the build, but it does restrict power over a strait pipe or hotdog muff.
There's not much aftermarket available as mufflers for these, hafta fab something.
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Thanks Wayne!
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