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Offline scharfg

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Re: Why did my motor shut off at 50 miles/hr..?
Reply #20 on: August 14, 2019, 08:55:29 PM
Hi Jonathan thanks so much for your detailed relply!

I have not rectified anything yet, although I did look at the coolant level and it is still topped up with no contamination.

Also, now that the oil has settled for a few days I tip the oil container to have a look and I can see lots of silver metal flakes, so thatís my main concern.

Yes I replaced the clutch plates (with stronger springs), because I inadvertently used the wrong engine oil (car oil) and it was slipping (my bad luck continues).

It was shifting fine before and after I replaced the plates.

The bike is in pretty much new condition with 1000 miles and Iíve put a bunch of farkles on it for touring.

I think your idea of getting a used engine is a good one, but given I live in a northern Canadian town I donít have access to much for motors, but Iíll try looking....
From Icky Prince George BC

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Re: Why did my motor shut off at 50 miles/hr..?
Reply #21 on: August 14, 2019, 09:27:46 PM
Ps: I plan to send the oil in to be inspected to get an idea whatís going on inside my engine....
From Icky Prince George BC