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Devin Cook

86 lt 250r Need help.

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Hey guys, I have a 86 ltr250 I got for cheap. Runs an rides good but I'm not doing that any because it needs some love. Definatly lower on compression. I've owned a few two strokes but never have rebuilt top end on them. What is needed an or would a Manuel be best to go by being a newb to it? Lol. Also slight oil leak into stator cover so in gonna replace crank seal first. Oil is grey, is that my rings bad causing low compression an fuel to leak into the bottom end? Or is that the double lipped seal for clutch side? Idk if it's water or not, doesn't really smell like fuel either an I'm not losing any coolent. Help guys! It's much appreciated 

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its verry  simple procedure to tear the head and cylinder jug off. recomend a light bore of the cylinder an new piston and rings.  get the oversized piston  and have cylinder bored to piston. oil sel as for the leak in stator cove..

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Grey oil as in milky colored? This is usually coolant and could indicate a blown head gasket, which would also account for the low compression.

Definitely get a manual. It can save you some agonizing problems like finding out the bolt you just stripped was actually a reverse thread (been there, done that).

Oops! Just noticed the date of the original post. Sorry.

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