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Cylinder and piston health – compression check VS leak check

Compression check is probably the first thing that comes to mind when coming to check a motorcycle. Compression check is done by removing all the plugs in an engine, and inserting a compression gauge on the cylinder. The starter is then engaged, spinning the engine and the piston is producing a compression which is tested. […]

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Repairing an orange peel paint defect

Yet another article I wrote some time ago. Here it is again. Following “Motorcycle Painting with an airbrush” , on this article I will explain how to repair a paint defect known as an “orange peel” paint defect.

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Motorcycle & Scooter Painting with an airbrush

This is an article I wrote sometime ago. Valid to scooters too. Here it is again: You got to a conclusion you want to do your own paint job – good for you! nothing makes you more proud of getting the job done right and by yourself!

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