Compression Test


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Hoosier Jack
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Compression Test

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How can I test an 1100 motor for compression off of the motorcycle? Reliable?


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Pretty sure I answered that for you elsewhere tonight.
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Hoosier Jack wrote:How can I test an 1100 motor for compression off of the motorcycle? Reliable?
Same was as you would on the motorcycle - just hook a battery up to the starter motor to spin the engine, make sure the throttle is held wide open, and measure compression at the plug.
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Fatwing Chris wrote:Pretty sure I answered that for you elsewhere tonight.
He posted the question here a few minutes before there.


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