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Re: Engine Timing help, Please

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Posted by WVKid on August 18, 2012 at 15:43:05 from (

In Reply to: Engine Timing help, Please posted by welding man on August 18, 2012 at 15:22:23:

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It's been two years under my garage without running.

90% sure it's the timing. Replaced all the wiring, rebuilt the Carb, the Starter, Generator and lots of other stuff. When I change to heavy cable for the starter and battery the cranking RPM's doubled.

Was cranking the engine for about 2 minutes with no sign of starting when the carbuertor back fired. No smoke or fire just a loud noise. Someone told me that I might have damaged the floats in the carbuertor, checked it out and all is fine, put floats in a pan of water and they do float.

You name it and it's been replaced including radiator, ignition switch, gas tank, fuel bowl and fuel line.

Waiting on new gaskets for the carbuertor and if I can get the timing back I think she will be ok. When I pulled the #1 plug and did that compression test with my finger on the plug hole, it blew my finger away with good compression.

That about covers it to date.......Can I send you a picture, she looks good.




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