Ultima Cruiser Diagnosis

This HD clattered through the door broadcasting a superfluous, rhythmic engine beat.

Tear down went on as a stop motion feature.

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Front cylinder top end – clear.

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Front cylinder bore and piston – showing signs of metal transfer.

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Rear cylinder top end – clear.

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Rear cylinder bore and piston – analogous to the front set.

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Determined.

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The cause? Elliptical roller supporting the lifter on the left. Visible in the pistons are the silver streaks of ruin.

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