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It won't tear, just as long as you take things steady and use a Stanley knife blade to ease/tease the gasket away from the carburettor body... ;)


rob massey55 wrote:
If I were to take the top of the carb. and the gasket tears, what then?

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January 13th, 2018, 12:13 am
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Fair enough, I'll ask Pete to bring Stanley to the party.


January 13th, 2018, 9:50 am
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Yes plus from the battery and mass wire somewhere to the metal of the engine or gearbox. If you want to stop just pull one af the connectors of the coil. Not the sparkplug leads.... ;-)


January 13th, 2018, 11:24 am
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Ran it today at 6.30 pm. video tomorrow?.Sounds nice, such a relief, well happy :D


January 13th, 2018, 9:37 pm
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Yay :D :D :D :D

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January 14th, 2018, 10:33 am
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Well done


January 14th, 2018, 10:22 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysOnHH2dr3U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAaApR72SkE

Thought things were too good to last!


January 15th, 2018, 1:39 pm
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Sounds sweet, brill "bit" of work.


January 15th, 2018, 2:31 pm
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So, Head off, light shone down the pushrod tubes in the dark(easy at this time of year) and the pinholes blazing like little flamin' beacons.
What is the way to mend them?

ImageP1010555 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

ImageP1010556 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Don't know why I didn't spot this before :oops: .


January 15th, 2018, 10:58 pm
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How would epoxy glue fare? Would it stand the expansion/contraction and the oil?

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January 15th, 2018, 11:26 pm
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