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post #1 of 4 Old 12-31-2012, 05:11 AM Thread Starter
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Best crankshaft?

I need to get a new crank for my KX85 and I'm wondering what brands you guys have had good/bad experiences with. I usually use Wiseco's pistons but I hear their cranks are made by another factory and not as good. Is OEM my best choice?
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post #2 of 4 Old 12-31-2012, 06:53 AM
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For dependability, fit, quality, only OEM works. Like buying a caterpillar part from someone else and see how long it lasts. Pay the extra so you do not spend double trying to cheap out for 30 or 40 bucks different or pick a number... They have to be close in price so as to suck you in.
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post #3 of 4 Old 12-31-2012, 07:02 AM
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the wiesco kits work fine in my dirtbikes..
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Hotrods do cranks and I have fitted a few with no issues, However, they usually cost more than OEM, so decision there for you. Hotrods.com should get you there for availability and pricing. They also do cranks as kits. (Bearings, seals and gasket kit)

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