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Old 11-12-2008, 08:06 PM
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Moto 01 CR125 top end rebuild ?

     

If I were looking to replace the head, sleeve, piston and ring....on my 2001 cr125....What parts would you guys get? Wiseco ,Athena, ect?
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Old 11-12-2008, 09:31 PM
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Stock oem stuff for me. The only aftermarket stuff is the piston which is Pro-X

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Old 11-13-2008, 12:13 PM
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Stock oem stuff for me. The only aftermarket stuff is the piston which is Pro-X

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Did you do it all yourself or pay a shop to do it? What kinda of pointers could you give someone if they are doing it there selves?
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Old 11-13-2008, 12:57 PM
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go with the stock stuff and do it yourself. im as mechanically challenged as can be and ive done my own. there are some informative vids on youtube, put out by Rocky mountain. check em out
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I was very fortunate to have a good friend teach me throughout the last couple of years. Heres some tiips that are just off the top of my head in no particular order.

Grab your manual and read through it a few times before you start ripping apart the bike. If you don't have one ....stop reading, get one on order and come back to continue......

Make sure you have everything you need BEFORE you start the rebuild. It sucks when you have to stop for a few days and try to remember what you were doing.

A good clean workspace and BIKE helps. Get some plastic parts bins and label them for those loose parts. If you have any plastic milk jugs, clean them out real good, they work great for draining fluids.

One of the things I picked up this last year; after removing plastics, radiators, brake calipers etc etc, thread the bolts back in so your not mixing them together in the bins. Always use a torque wrench and use it diligently. Have a good supply of rags and cleaners. I like scrubbing bubbles....works good on plastics.

Last thing....take your time. Rushing will only set you back. Watch this video, pretty informative.

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If the sleeve is worn out, do you guys recomend a re-sleeve or have it re-plated?
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If the sleeve is worn out, do you guys recomend a re-sleeve or have it re-plated?
Re-plate.

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Who does that and how much?
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Im thinking the current jug may have been re-sleeved, because all the gaskets were replaced and it still gets coolant on the plug ,but only after its warmed up and has pressure in the cooling system.

Where is the cheapest place to just purchase a OEM jug?
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Cant beat service honda for cheap oem...

Service Honda Home of the CR500AF 500AF 500AFX Junior-X - Honda Motorcycle Parts
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