Report: #541553

Complaint Review: Eric Gorr Forward Motion Racing - Madison Wisconsin

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  • Reported By: 2001KX — Cool Texas United States of America
  • Eric Gorr Forward Motion Racing 815 WALSH RD., UNIT 2, MADISON, WISCONSIN USA 5371 Madison, Wisconsin United States of America

Eric Gorr Forward Motion Racing Forward Motion Description of work did not match what I paid for, very poor quality control. Madison, Wisconsin

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Below in bold is what I paid for, I sent my assembled cylinder away and recieved another one in return. What I recieved was cracked and only partially welded. It says the package deal includes powervalve service, mine was taken out, modified, but put back in dirty.

I had to take it back apart to clean it because it didn't move due to the carbon build up. When doing this I found that a $1.80 seal was reused, it was dried up and didn't even fit tightly any more.

It may not seem like a big deal to some people but this was very time sensitive, I needed the parts to get this together to give as a gift. I had to use it, the crack leaks, the seal leaks.

This guy changes his story every time I talk to him, he will not even let me buy my old cylinder back. It was in far better condition than the one he sent me.

Here is the powervalve mechanism right out of the box http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a220/1975xbody/IMG_0008.jpg


Here is the powervalve slide. http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a220/1975xbody/IMG_0013.jpg



The crack that was not on my part.


Not fully welded, it leaks at this crack.


Crack close up.


The dried up $1.80 seal taken out of my cylinder.


Seal should be a tight fit in the cylinder, but it just falls out of it's bore.


Screen shot of the service I paid for and did not receive.


This is Forward Motions master price list of the biggest selection of big bore kits available by any engine builder in the motorcycle industry. All of these kits include these services and parts.

For 2-stroke engines, the package deals include;

  • Cleaning and disassembly
  • Iinspection and measurement
  • Over-boring
  • Porting
  • Replating
  • Diamond honing
  • Head mods
  • Powervalve service
  • Piston and gasket kits.

Powervalves are built into the cylinder around the exhaust port. Theyre supposed to make the exhaust port bigger when you twist the throttle open. Powervalves are complicated mechanisms prone to failure. We offer a service to clean, inspect, and adjust the powervalves. This service comes standard with all porting and big bore packages.

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