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Vibration Activa3G

My Activa 3g vibrate or feels little jerk when it's steady speed 40-45 kmph, it feels that front tyre/ axle rod is bouncing even on plain road. Please suggest the reason and solution
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Rod knocking, out of oil, or both?

So, I had noticed what sounded like rod knocking in my 2004 Nissan 350z with 140k miles. IT got progressively worse, and I went to look around. I ended up finding all of my oil gone, seemingly due to ...
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linear actuator rod extension

I need to extend the rod of 700mm linear actuator by 45 cm as in the picture. Is it safe ?
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Bottom End Knock

I'm looking to purchase an engine with a bottom end knock, with the assumption that I will be able to rebuild it with no previous experience, fitting aftermarket forged parts. These are my ...
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If a car has a rod knock what is no good the head or the block?

Wondering if the block or head can still be used?
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Can I run a car with a thrown rod?

I threw a rod and I'm afraid my engine is going to blow up or something I was wondering if it was possible to cap off a cylinder or two and run my six cylinder car on four or five cylinders just to ...
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Securing rods for threading: how to avoid vice bites?

I'm working some steel rods into small studs, the problem is that when I tighten them in my vice, they get severely bitten by the vice's jaw blocks, leaving some nasty marks in the rods. I can live ...
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Extracting piston rod's “wire” C clips

So now that I'm getting ready (soon :) ) to fit new pistons in my old Skoda Estelle engine, I found that the piston rods have "wire" C clips. I mean, they look like a piece of wire, no "eyes" or tabs ...