turning standard cag cylinder?

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by zippinaround, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    just wondering if i can turn the cylinder of my standard cag by 180 degrees since it doesnt have a ported piston? or will that mess other stuff up?

  2. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member

    spin the piston at the same time.

    everything else looks right...coil is seperate, transfers are symmetrical...
  3. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    it turns out the fins on the coil side are shorter than the other side so i'd have to grind them a bit! don't know if thats wise?
  4. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member

    what the? you again? garn! git!

    file, boy, file...

    just do it! :jester:
  5. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    ok so i turned the piston and cylinder my next question is can i turn the coil the other way or will that mess with timing?
  6. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member

    that one i cant answer.... then your starters backwards...then the fans backwards. grrr!
  7. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    i mean just unbolt the the coil and flip it so the plug lead comes out the other side......no i can't because the coil is too fat on the other side! i'll just have to figure out how to get the plug lead to reach the plug and avoid the flipped exhaust!
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2013
  8. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    looks much better this way.. what you think?

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  9. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member

    oh. no. i thought you wanted it to rotate the other way as well at that point...

    could be a pain in the :eek: if you gotta get off in a hurry!

    lol. good to see it does work...
  10. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member


    total deathtrap, no weight on the front wheel, might as well ride a unicycle :jester:

    i might take your lead now i know it works and flip my cylinder too! cus as it is, i cant finish welding the pipe up without removing engine... tight fit :)

    so the pipe remains unwelded in places :jester:

    considering how much more grunt one of these with a HT pipe has than a HT with a tuned pipe...im sorta scared to put a real pipe on!

    anyway. not really practical, just something for the friends kids to get hurt on :)
  11. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    hahaha thats brilliant! bear in mind i haven't started the engine since i flipped it but it should work! do you have a 5:1 tranny on that? just something for the friends kids to get hurt on hahahahah what about putting a weight in the front of the frame?
  12. heXed

    heXed New Member

    Just have them ride with another kid sitting on the handlebars... that should make it safer, no??? ;)
  13. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member


    well, i went to take it round a few days ago, and the starter cord broke.
    then i decided to hang onto my cag. one tuned pipe and a bigger reed valve block/carb in the works :)
    so i rebuilt an old huasheng 50.
    moved the seat forward a bit.
    actually rideable now.

    i was thinking a handlebar seat would be good :jester:

    and footpegs on the frame instead. maybe go the bmx handlebars cus apehangers are always so awkward.
  14. zippinaround

    zippinaround Active Member

    Finally getting around to doing this , gonna use an 89tooth driven and 6tooth drive , have ordered some chain hopefully will get this thing finished and have some fun