From:Dave Hennessey
Subject:RE: RE: RE: RE: eBay Ad Date:Sat Jun 7 12:51:45 2014
Response to:19587
Weren't the original intake valves 2-piece models ???

Proof positive the 125 Hummers, along with the 165's, came in a four-stroke model. Here is a very rare set of intake valves! (obviously for the dual ported racing models).|Model%3AHummer&hash=item48615ff8c7&vxp=mtr

I wish I'd known - I've wasted a whole lot of money on oil over the years!

I bought an Echo SRM-200 string trimmer way back in 1986. I would fill a 1-gallon gas can, and add in the oil as soon as I got home. One day, in 2006, I didn't, and it didn't whack too many more weeds before the piston seized. I was quite angry at myself - it probably would have lasted another 20 years.

Backyard Bob explained (and perhaps I'm not repeating it correctly) that the surface of modern aluminum cylinders is somehow impregnated with silicone, and once you scuff the cylinder, you throw it away. I tried to fix it, but ultimately my beloved SRM-200 went in the trash.

Back in 1948, they hadn't invented much of anything, so Hummers can be re-bored and re-ringed.

I've never driven a Hummer without oil. I suspect you might be able to start it up and drive it around the block at 20 mph without causing major damage. Well, apparently this guy has!

Always Great to Learn something new. Or Not.
I wonder where he came up with that info.?
First 4 Stroke Hummer. Or First Oil Injected Hummer.
I think not.

He also states, he has only driven 25mph. So maybe no damage yet?

Question for the HUMMER PRO's?
How long can you drive a Hummer Without any 2Stroke Oil?
Miles or Time?
This should bring out a few good stories.

I was looking at this ad and discovered something i didn't know -

"This is a 165 motor. The easiest way to tell is that the 125 requires a gas/oil mix and the 165 which this bike is, only gas."