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Alan K

06-29-2013 20:36:54

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Well that wasnt so hard was it....(just kidding...) I know how it goes at times. Glad you got it running good. Sometimes it is the simplest things but the hardest to figure out. I have an M670 Super that wouldnt run right. I had rust in the tank, got a different one but it would only run about 1/3rd throttle, then I noticed a louder than normal clicking noise by the distributor when I was cranking it over. I traced it down to spark that was jumping from the top of the coil down to one of the coil terminals. Put on a different coil and it worked just fine. That was about 2 or 3 years ago.

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Steve Fawks

06-30-2013 19:08:42

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 Re: M-5 in reply to Alan K, 06-29-2013 20:36:54  
LOL! No, not so hard, just took me forever to figure out (no, stumble upon) the solution to my frustration. Part of working with antique machinery that I knew nothing about as a kid. BTW, I went back to the farm today and drove the M5 again just to make sure it wasn't a dream. Still runs great! I'll try to post a pic tomorrow.

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