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#11076022 - 09/01/15 01:05 AM fast strike powerhead.....searching for a faststrike 175
DEADSTICKER Offline
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Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 84
Loc: gun barrel city
lost a piston on my faststrike 150.can anybody recommend a reman company. whats my best option. would repower with faststrike 175 if anybody out there has one.what should I look for as root cause of piston meltdown on one cylinder.bottom right cylinder if looking at cylinder heads

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#11076134 - 09/01/15 07:01 AM Re: fast strike powerhead.....searching for a faststrike 175 [Re: DEADSTICKER]
gary purdy Offline
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Dirty carb or water leak on the cylinder head will over heat a cylinder and cause it to fail. Hop knows a place that is real good on these motors.
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#11076194 - 09/01/15 07:36 AM Re: fast strike powerhead.....searching for a faststrike 175 [Re: DEADSTICKER]
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Loc: Joshua, TX
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#11077584 - 09/01/15 08:19 PM Re: fast strike powerhead.....searching for a faststrike 175 [Re: gary purdy]
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Registered: 12/16/12
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Loc: gun barrel city
removed cylinder head and inspected.looks like pieces of roller rod bearing cage on top of piston.cylinder wall is ok.piston is not scuffed. free travel in connecting rod.crank probably hurt but wont know till further inspection. looks like powerhead time. thanx for your input gary

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#11080161 - 09/02/15 10:33 PM Re: fast strike powerhead.....searching for a faststrike 175 [Re: DEADSTICKER]
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