C-Tech 2 800 Long Term Use Reports / Durability

Nov 26, 2007
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I've got a 2020 800 MC and I broke one exhaust spring as well. It was siliconed at the time. The eight exhaust manifold nuts were also loose and I had to give them 1/4 turn. I was riding with a guide from Togwotee lodge last week and on his 2020 MC he lost 3 of the 8 exhaust manifold nuts and that was why I checked mine. He had a lot more miles than me however. I'm going to add jam nuts to try and prevent any further loosening. He and I both also lost the right side handle bar heater within two days of each other.
 

Octanee

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I thought the slotted piston was the solution to the rods lubrication concerns....

Sent it
Eh there's no replacement for lubrication, and for how many miles people are getting on the engines so far is decently amazing.

As soon as mines out of warranty I'll be putting a reflash on it to increase the oiling.
 

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I have to say, the old Suzuki engine is looking pretty dang good after reading this thread!
I wonder how long it will be before people are buying donor Proclimb sleds to harvest the Suzuki engine to retrofit into their Alphas?
 

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2019 Alpha. 2800 miles, losing rpm on long pulls. Leak down test @ 15%, ring and grooves scored/eroded a bit. I believe the low power issue was all rings. The cracked piston is just fatigue. I dodged a bullet. Loss of power was very noticeable last week in Cooke. Came home and took apart determined to find culprit. New pistons and it ran like a champ yesterday. IMG2800 miles.jpg
 
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