Register
Join Cyclechaos! Motorcycles Wiki Forum Recent Posts Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

P.S.I. on a 98 1100

This is a discussion on P.S.I. on a 98 1100 within the Motorcycle Repair forums, part of the General category; Can anybody tell me what the compresons should be on a 1998 1100 yamaha virago ???? I have 100 P.S.I ...


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-26-2013   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 3
Default P.S.I. on a 98 1100

Can anybody tell me what the compresons should be on a 1998 1100 yamaha virago ???? I have 100 P.S.I on mine an was wondering if that is good for 32000 miles on it,,,
Russ1962 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2013   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Southern Illinois
Posts: 212
Default

Did you check the compression with the throttle open? 100 PSI is on the verge of not starting and running. Valve clearance can affect compression as well as worn rings. If valve clearance is correct squirt a little oil in each cylinder and check the compression. If the compression does not come up it indicates worn or mal adjusted valves. compression comes up indicates worn rings. Ideally a leak down tester would give better results and easier to use.
recycledcycles is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
1100, psi

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
05' yamaha vstar 1100 bc74985 Motorcycle Discussion 2 06-17-2010 03:24 PM
GSXF 1100 clutch set: fit a GS 1100 ES? Lilian Suzuki 2 09-21-2006 09:44 PM
750 engine swap to a 1100 chris t Honda 0 06-17-2006 12:30 PM
V Star 1100 Classic Vibration and Engine Noise? Roosh Yamaha 6 04-10-2006 05:02 AM
1987 GSXR 1100 Hypersport. renegadesail Motorcycle Repair 0 01-27-2006 12:29 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®