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RGV 250 re-build (2 Stroke)

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Slider, Feb 9, 2005.

  1. Hi guys,

    Well I'm up to 17,500kms and I was advised when I bought her to have the engine rebuilt between 15-20K. Anyone have a rough idea of whats involved..parts, labour, total cost etc... I have booked in at Peter Stevens but they couldn't give me a quote...how do I know what to expect pricewise? Or even if i'm taken for a ride? (pardon the pun!!) :?

    Cheers!


     
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  2. You might want to try somewhere other than Peter Stevens. I've never been their personally myself but there are a number of people on this site that wouldn't trust the servicing department with their bikes. See if you can get some information on the experiences that these riders have had
     
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  3. they wont give you a quote cos they cant know exactly what will need doing. it might just need a new set of rings and some adjustments or it could go to a top and bottom end rebuild. they dont know how you've ridden and maintained the thing so they cant know what will likely need to be done.

    when i was 15 (8 years ago now.... fark i feel old) it cost me $600 for a full top and bottom end rebuild and rebore on a single cylinder dirtbike. expect ALOT more than that if the bike was really running like a dog. might only be a couple of hundred tho if everything felt and sounded fine and you only need a freshen.


    strokers are a biatch eh :wink:
     
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  4. Hey Slider

    Have you thought about doing it yourself. I used to rebuild my mxers and they were a piece of piss. I doubt the RGV would be much more difficult.

    Invest in a workshop manual and have a look.
     
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  5. Why are you getting a re-build? Is something wrong with the engine? I covered 30,000km on my RZ500 without any drama's or re-builds.
    I'd be checking your information with another mechanic.
    Cheers,
    Pete
     
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