riding without piston ring?

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by stars, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. stars

    stars Member

    just wondering because my rings broke off & i think i install them correctly. can u ride a 80cc engine bike without the piston ring?
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2014

  2. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    never tried, but I doubt it
  3. Old Bob

    Old Bob Member

    Won't even start without ring(s)
  4. butre

    butre Well-Known Member

    you can leave one off the two off temporarily, but without any rings you won't have any compression and the engine won't run
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  5. stars

    stars Member

  6. Fabian

    Fabian Well-Known Member

    Riding without piston rings will greatly improve your skills to pedal the bike, everywhere you go.