pistons sizes

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by erikvilla, Jul 10, 2007.

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  1. erikvilla

    erikvilla Guest

    I have an 80cc dax engine that i completely disasembled because of some problems i put it back together and used a piston from a starfire chinease engine when i go to start the piston is hitting the head. i had another 80cc dax engine that i took apart and put back together and used the same piston and i had the same problem. does anyone know if the pistons in a dax engine is diffrent from the starfires or if when putting the engine back together theres any special timing for any of the parts?

    please write back with info. thanks

  2. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    I believe that different factories make 'em slightly different sizes
    there is a noticable difference between tiger (livefast) engines and howell(dax)
  3. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    it's important we get on the same page here...dax doesn't offer an "80"...is it a dax "70" or an "80" from another source?

    i'm pretty sure random mixing of parts won't work out so well.