How to Decide Whether Reboring a Two Cycle Engine Is Right?

Answer When your two-stroke engine has lost its power, consider reboring the engine. It may be cost effective and the power will definitely increase.

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Does an engine block always need reboring for a rebuild?

On One Hand: To Bore the EngineReasons for boring engine cylinders are generally twofold: to restore a cylinder finish to factory tolerances, concentricity and finish, or to increase displacement. ... Read More »

What Is 2 Cycle Engine Oil?

Perhaps 2-cycle engine oil catches your eye in the store. With all the formulas and weight of oil available, it can prove to be confusing. But, there is a big difference between 2-cycle and regular... Read More »

How to Decarbonize a Two Cycle Engine?

A two-cycle engine has oil mixed in with the gas for lubrication, and eventually the engine will have to be decarbonized.

How to Fix a Two Cycle Engine Rope Starter?

Two-cycle engines, like those found on chainsaws, gas-powered trimmers or small lawnmowers, typically use a rope starter. Over time, the rope in these rope starters can become damaged and break. Re... Read More »