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Offline patrickhowell

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1928 EW kickstart
« on: 30 Nov 2015 at 13:17 »
The kickstart on my bike is locking up. It can be freed by rotating the flywheel manually. Can someone suggest the cause, please?

Offline oily bloke

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Re: 1928 EW kickstart
« Reply #1 on: 30 Nov 2015 at 16:34 »
Mine is the same.
The quadrant fully disengages from the cog when the kickstart arm is released, when re-applied it does not always line up, tooth tip to tooth tip as apposed to tooth to root.
I think you have to live with it unless anyone else has any other ideas.
Hope that helps.
Andy.

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Re: 1928 EW kickstart
« Reply #2 on: 30 Nov 2015 at 18:08 »
Hi Gent`s, yes I have the same symptom and as you say Andy we have to live with it.

Roy.

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Re: 1928 EW kickstart
« Reply #3 on: 30 Nov 2015 at 21:53 »
 My B29 had exactly the same issue but as always a great starter even after non use for several months, it became a standard procedure to kick over then rotate the flywheel by hand a few inches, then kick again....Alan..

Offline Ian

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Re: 1928 EW kickstart
« Reply #4 on: 30 Nov 2015 at 23:27 »
Mine is the same !

Offline graeme

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Re: 1928 EW kickstart
« Reply #5 on: 01 Dec 2015 at 21:24 »
Agreed - same on the S6, you just have to live with it. Thankfully they rarely take more than one kick to get started

Offline shuswapkev

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Re: 1928 EW kickstart
« Reply #6 on: 03 Dec 2015 at 10:28 »
not just douglas...I had an A65...lightning  1969  and it was the same...

 

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