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07 Honda foreman 500 4x4

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Just picked up a Honda foreman 500 4x4 needed a top end well I got all the stuff to rebuild it and we’ll the guy has stuffed a rag under the piston and pulled the piston down on top of it to keep trash out but now I can’t get the piston to come back up on it any help I’m lost it’s not seized up I filled motor with marvels mystery oil to clean the inside with out pulling the motor apart like I did with my rancher but I can’t get the piston up so I can get this rag out so I can rebuild it
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Sorry to be blunt and/or brutal but any sunk motor is as good as scrap unless fully stripped and inspected, especially after so many times!
I mean I’m just putting a top end in it if it last for a month oh well I can really complain I got 100 dollars tied up in it purchasing it I the I’m new to the forum posted one other time about a rancher 350 but never got a response but I need help with this one now
Well for 100 bucks nobody can grumble can they really, that's a steal for sure!
All I can suggest is keep digging until that motor frees off.. If top end it can only be wrist pin (little end).. If you've got the top end removed then it can only be crank related unfortunately, regardless of previous work.

I'll say now, all established members on this forum DO NOT mess about, things are done properly or not at all, no half measures. You won't get a 'quick fix' answer here, it's all or nothing.
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