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Chris Reinhardt

John, K9’s are cool, but they’re are outdated if you want to competitive, so their cost is a mute point..

I never replaced valves in one of 450 kart motors unless they broke, and that was the least of the cost…  Cranks I’ve used Falicon’s, and a few others with HD rods, I’ve gotten several seasons out of those, completely different than a seized two stroke puking piston material through the bottom end….  Just the fact that a 4 stroke always has oil on the crank, gives it a better life expectancy..

You have a lot of great experience, but it really doesn’t relate to karts….

Four stroke shifter kart motors are no where near as bad as you paint it, I know, I’ve done it for a lot of years….



Chris Reinhardt

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