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Old 02-01-2009, 12:08 AM   #1
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Ok guys and gals need some help as I dont know where to go to from here.

Ran the engine in with 6 tanks of fuel just idling, an hour after the last tank ran through I decided to take the ride down to the park to have a drive, I went to turn the motor over and the pull start wont budge and inch, even with the plug out.

I am assuming its the fly wheel that seems to be jammed as well.

Everything went fine with the run in, is it a case of where things ended up stopping when the final tank of fuel ran out?

How can I free the pull startup, but I am guessing more to the point the fly wheel?

Help,

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Old 02-01-2009, 02:17 AM   #2
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new motors are really tight i had to get a flat head screw driver and literly pry my fly wheel free using the chasis as a brace
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Old 02-01-2009, 02:23 AM   #3
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Would you suggest putting it in the teeth and tapping clockwise to free it up, or something like vice grips, I dont understand how you used the chassis as a lever as such?

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try using a hairdryer or heat gun on the block first 190 degrees or so and next time you put it away make sure piston is on bottom
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