new at this need engine size help

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  1. Deerslayer333

    Deerslayer333 New Member

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    I just bought my first engine. Ordered it online as a 80cc kit. When I opened the box the sticker says 69 cc made in China.
    I called the shop that sent it thinking they sent the wrong one.
    I was told that its the difference in the way they measure them.
    Is this true or am I being ripped off?
    I need to know before I mount it just in case I need to go kick some a##.
     
  2. 2door

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    They told you the truth. There are no true 80cc engines. The displacement is measured differently by the manufacturer than we do here. We only consider the bore and stroke. They include the combustion chamber in their calculations for marketing purposes. Your 69 cc engine is identical to what is sold as an 80cc, of which there isn't any.
    Install it and have fun. If you need help, we're here with answers.

    Tom
     
  3. Deerslayer333

    Deerslayer333 New Member

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    Thanks.hope to mount up on Saturday if I don't get called to work. oh how I hate that word.
     
  4. Saddletramp1200

    Saddletramp1200 Custom MB Buiilder

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    I'm still waiting for those "Sea Monkeys" to hatch, rotfl. It's more like 66cc. You will be alright, When you need help, just ask. Welcome to THE Forum. (c)
     

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