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Old 06-05-2006, 04:36 AM   #1
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Default Starting Using Starter Box (mugen mtx4)

hey guys, i have recently gotten my Mugen Seiki MTX4 with an O.S 12tz and i am having trouble starting the car. i just have an ordinary starter box but my flywheel wont move. Should i be able to move the flywheel with my finger at all?? because i cannot ....it is stiff ......can anyone help

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Old 06-05-2006, 05:40 AM   #2
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if you have a new engine then it will be difficult to turn over.
use a hair dryer to warm up the head of the engine (point the heat directly down the plug well), then try turning over the engine on the starter box. if the flywheel locks up at tdc you will need to loosen the plug to reduce the compression to allow the engine to turn over, or remove the plug completly to clear out the excess fuel before refitting the plug.
at the track use a 12volt soldering iron (solder cleaned off the tip) place the tip directly onto the plug button or as near as possible. once warmed up try turning the engine.
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