Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Alaska - 63North, 162West
An overheat condition or improper warm-up might easily cause scuffing of the piston and deposits on the cylinder which could create that situation. If it runs reasonably well I'd just go with it until the time is convenient to have a look inside.
Formerly known as 63November, and before that as Golsovia.
Riding since 1983.
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