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[ST] RE: ST-triumphnet.com Digest, Vol 2, Issue 15

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> Message: 14
> Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 11:16:22 -0700
> From: Neil Lindsey <Neil.Lindsey@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [ST] End to Crank story (hopefully...)
> To: ST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> Is this true?
> "The motor is not the type where the pistons come into contact with
> valves"
> I understood that most modern engines (955 included) were on the
> 'interference' type, where this IS possible if camshaft/valves and
> crankshaft/pistons get out of sync.
> To me it sounds more like whatever broke did not upset
> camshaft-to-crankshaft timing.
> This failure is on an '02 Sprint right (therefore the newer 955
> Neil
> This is how it was explained to me by the dealer.always remember in my
> posts, Geek speaking so I may be wrong but even I understand basic
> engines (maybe not terms though :)  Although I was under the same
> impression.
> It is indeed a 2002.  Incidentally I emailed a guy some time ago about
> some bits for my bike and he said he was parting his personal bike out
> (i.e. not a breaker) as the crank broke.  I have emailed him to find
> more but to date he has not replied.  Not sure he is on this list
> otherwise I am sure he would have shouted by now.

It would be interesting to know your engine number as I wonder if it is
a batch
problem in manufacure.


As soon as I get my baby back I will post the engine number - not till
Monday the dealer tells me :(


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