Vital MX 12 Days of MXmas: Day 10 244

Have you got a hardcore racer in the family? One that would enjoy something less fluffy and more functional? Well, how about a Wiseco Elite Piston Kit?

Vital MX 12 Days of MXmas: Day 10

Have you got a hardcore racer in the family? One that would enjoy something less fluffy and more functional? Well, how about a Wiseco Elite Piston Kit for Christmas?

Whether you're a two-stroke or four-stroke fan, the Wiseco Racer Elite Series Piston Kits ($200-$322, depending on application) are innovative, and are a no expense spared upgrade.

The new Racer Elite Series two-stroke pistons are machined from forged 2000 series aluminum, and feature a box structure. With those two features, you get superior strength and improved heat resistance, while still keeping it light. There's an asymetrical skirt design, to provide strength where you need it, and to trim weight and friction where you won't miss it.

The compression ring is lapped using a proprietary process to fit precisely into the ring groove. This creates a much better ring seal, reducing blow-by by over 30% and adding almost three horsepower in their testing.

They also feature their ArmorPlating coating, which covers the dome, ring groove, and piston pin bores, and protects against detonation, heat, and friction. Wiseco says the coating gets harder with increased temperatures, and increases wear resistance.

Then there's the ArmorFit skirt coating, which is a proprietary Wiseco technology. The Moly-based dry-film lubricant is mixed in-house and applied via a patented process. Wiseco says that the skirt coating is there for the life of the piston, and will actually buff into the cylinder bore size, which eliminates the need to choose a specific sized piston, as long as your cylinder is still within spec and tolerance.

On the four-stroke side, you find many of the same features listed above, still start with the same 2000 series aluminum and box design; but rather than a forged construction, they're start life as blocks of billet that are precision machined.

Want more info, or are ready to order? Visit wiseco.com.

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244 comments
  • smashingpumpkins167

    12/22/2017 2:34 PM

    Premix, yummm

  • flyingeek423

    12/22/2017 9:47 AM

    Braaaap

  • G Force

    12/22/2017 5:28 AM

    Piston broke?

  • BoldNewGraphics

    12/22/2017 5:04 AM

    Untested here. Would like to try one.

  • AS64

    12/21/2017 2:01 PM

    A fresh top end is never a bad idea!

  • buttstyle450

    12/21/2017 6:30 AM

    Need for my sons bike

  • AHRMA361

    12/21/2017 5:48 AM

    It would be unwise(co) for anyone but me to receive this gift

  • BenG

    12/21/2017 5:12 AM

    Great product way to go Wiseco

  • Honda47

    12/20/2017 7:24 PM

    Love Wiseco's stuff, have used it for years, could use this for my 125.

  • JOHN CHOATE

    12/20/2017 5:27 PM

    Take good care of your bike and it will take good care of you. Merry Christmas!!

  • pCp 252

    12/20/2017 5:24 PM

    I asked Santa for one of these, but I’m on the naughty list this year.

  • jgmxdad251

    12/20/2017 3:40 PM

    Could use one of these.

  • Electro21

    12/20/2017 2:42 PM

    Looks solid!

  • lingle307327

    12/20/2017 1:22 PM

    This would come in huge for my sons current rebuild of his 09 Kx 250f...Always have used wiseco pistons in the past and would love to give the elite a shot...

  • Jdwilson307

    12/20/2017 11:20 AM

    Elite piston kit - just what Santa was asked for.

  • Tyler90

    12/20/2017 9:32 AM

    Heck yes this is sweet

  • bsharkey

    12/20/2017 9:22 AM

    Perfect for my next rebuild

  • Donna_Gresham

    12/20/2017 8:58 AM

    Yes yes

  • Jbulz

    12/19/2017 7:58 PM

    Can't go wrong with Wiseco!

  • DavetheVintageGuy

    12/19/2017 5:59 PM

    I'm in for one

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