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Cheese - My bad...I do indeed mean...

Cheese - My bad...I do indeed mean clockwise,...like a clock. NOT Counter Clock wise.

I think I might follow you. I feel like an idiot though not knowing the terminology.

We have the push rod...
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Sorry Cheese....I wish I knew better how to...

Sorry Cheese....I wish I knew better how to describe this.

But to respond to you: yes.

Question: On the valve rod that pushes the rocker up and down.....should you be able to simple grab that...
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Top valve = proper clearance at 1/4" (downstroke...

Top valve = proper clearance at 1/4" (downstroke of piston) past TDC per B&S manual.
Top valve rocker and rod operate properly through full cycle. The rod is always 'solid and...
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Addressing things 1 at a time today. -...

Addressing things 1 at a time today.

- fywheel is seated, key is in place. (new key from re-install).
- Checked valve clearance....it was off
- reset clearance. SAME issue....didnt want to turn...
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?:alarm: Houston! We have a problem .:alarm: ...

?:alarm: Houston! We have a problem .:alarm:

I should not have spoke too soon after only running the mower a few minutes last night. (After valve job)

Things are NOT well.

Tonight:
-Put in...
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Posted By Dr_Jim

We have succes!

Well guys! It works now!
The valves were definately off.
Fires right up and runs like a champ!
Amazing help! No way could I have done this without everyones help!

Now....when first running...
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Great technique! Thanks! Im out for the...

Great technique!
Thanks!

Im out for the day,....will report back tomorrow with results

Thanks!
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Posted By Dr_Jim

Interesting. Got it. Wanna hear something...

Interesting.
Got it.

Wanna hear something funny? I'm going to actually have to look at which direction the FW normally rotates,......if I am going off top dead center I do not want to be...
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THANKS! So....taking your advice,...and 1...

THANKS!

So....taking your advice,...and 1 whack! And it popped right off.
There were no thrown magnets,....I cleaned it up....put on the new ring gear...put it back on....and....no joy.
Here...
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Abolutely,...in all the way. The crappy steel...

Abolutely,...in all the way.
The crappy steel bolts though were no match for the torque I applied,...

I might get some grade 8 bolts...and try that. Somethin tells me though that this will take...
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Posted By Dr_Jim

Briggs 28Q700 - Flywheel issues....

:wall:

Apologies for not having the exact type #.....however my problems are 'general'.
Older snapper lawn tractor 155LTH 42BBV (15.5hp B&S horizontal engine),.....solenoid and starter died. ...
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