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Offline ste

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Help on starting
« on: 30 Sep 2016 at 18:23 »
Trying to start the TS project and failing miserably. Suggestions please anyone?
Fuel is fine, was flooding a bit but we seem to have overcome it.
Spark is there, perhaps a bit weak and maybe I should get mag checked?
Compression seems good. I'm going to borrow a compression tester tomorrow and check it.
It just doesn't seem to want to start. Any ideas?

Stephen

Offline chris mac

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Re: Help on starting
« Reply #1 on: 30 Sep 2016 at 18:30 »
Timing ?

Offline eddie

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Re: Help on starting
« Reply #2 on: 30 Sep 2016 at 20:15 »
Stephen,
             Make sure the mag is timed up to fire on the correct cylinder. Take out the front HT pickup from the mag - turn the engine until the valves on the back cylinder are just rocking - look into the hole for the front HT pick up - you should be able to see the brass segment - if you can't, you probably have the mag timing 180 degrees out.

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                Eddie.

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Re: Help on starting
« Reply #3 on: 30 Sep 2016 at 22:15 »
Thanks, will try today.