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i want to bump the comp on my 93 xr650l. i see wisco 10.25:1 kit. and there is j.e. 10.5: 1 kit. what brand would you run? :thumbsup:

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a very reputable shop in my area that builds bikes says - it's all a grey area. He recommended getting the wisco and he could set the compression at whatever i wanted. I trust the wisco kit a bit more, but i don't know squat about j.e.

i am thinking of doing the same - what are you thinking - 670cc's?

102.4mm wiseco - 670cc'ish i think

103mm j.e. - 671cc (xrs only has them i think rebranded as theirs)

Let us know which you go with and how you like it.

going to do the big fin or oil cooler?

rob

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Wiseco and JE are both quality pistons. I slightly prefer JE but wouldn't hesitate to use a Wiseco.

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Also, the closer it is to the stock weight = fewer vibes....in theory.

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My bike had a JE in it when i bought it, 102.4mm is supposed to be 675cc's. I have been running a wiseco for the last 10k or so. In comparison the JE had a couple of pockets milled under the "dome" and filled with what looked like epoxy to lighten it I assume. The JE also had valve relief pockets where the wiseco didn't.

The wrist pin fit much tighter in the JE. I believe I read that wiseco bought JE a few years ago. :thumbsup:

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