Best advice on rebuild with big bore.

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    06BlackNpurple New Member

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    Hello I have an 06 blaster. Was putting around the yard and the piston skirt broke resulting in a locked up crank. I am going to tear it all down and do a full bottom end rebuild along with a big bore kit.

    It's not my first top end rebuild but I've never redone the bottom end on anything. I need advice on what parts are known to be better or tried and true. Was considering a hot rod stock spec crank and bottom end kit. Also a vitos 240 kit with a cast piston. The forged piston kit is unavailable.
     
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    Cost difference between the Hot Rod and Vito's 3mil isn't much, and you need it to actually have a 240.
    I've had a 3mil for several years now problems. Only know of one failure on here that was most likely opperator error.

    Send the head to http://www.kenoconnorracing.com and get it re-chambered
     
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    So send the new vitos head to Ken o conner? I'm really not sure I want to throw a ton of work into it. I want it in good condition and of course reliable so I don't plan to take shortcuts but it's just a decent blaster for my and my wife to ride so I don't really plan on making it a huge build
     
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    My post should have said "no problems"
    Why Vito copied the stock head design instead of doing a hemi head is a mystery. It's not like he didn't know the advantage. Staying stock stroke wontw be a short cut.

    Search head modification/re-chamber to get a better idea of what this modification will do for you. Though I haven't done it (yet) it's $60 well spent.
    Reason I haven't done it yet is because I'm thinking of changing my engine up and removing the 3mil spacer plate and get the head cut and re-chambered at same time.
     
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    Prob the best $60 you can spend on the blasty imo.
     
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    Ok I see what you are saying. I am getting in touch with Ken today so I can get the ball rolling.
     
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