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10-03-17, 11:15 AM
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Posted By duigoose

Thanks again guys, good news - I had read my...

Thanks again guys, good news - I had read my diagram wrong and basically wired the first box backwards. I will be glad to post my diagrams if they would help anyone in the future but again....I...
10-03-17, 09:51 AM
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Views: 443
Posted By duigoose

Thanks!.....I think I might have tied them...

Thanks!.....I think I might have tied them backwards....I am going back to wire the first box again and will come back with either good results or my wire counts, my diagrams and my pictures.
Yes,...
10-03-17, 09:18 AM
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Views: 443
Posted By duigoose

Added a light fixture now have no lights and dead switches....big mess

Hi everyone.
I thought this was going to be an easy project, add a ceiling box in a room and tap into the light in the ceiling in the same room. I made a diagram of the ceiling box, mounted my...
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Views: 3,424
Posted By duigoose

Well, took all of my CDI boxes to another scooter...

Well, took all of my CDI boxes to another scooter and they all spark. Waiting on a puller so I can look at the stator. Doesn't make sense but that is all that is left
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Posted By duigoose

That is kind like me, I know enough to generally...

That is kind like me, I know enough to generally get by. From what I gather anything above 20volts ac with a trigger over .5 volts ac will charge the cdi and send power to the coil. I have those...
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Posted By duigoose

Well,I went out and ran some new wires as...

Well,I went out and ran some new wires as follows: (the above diagram is how this is wired by the way)
red black from stator straight to cdi connection
black/white left unplugged
green dedicated...
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Posted By duigoose

I'll give it a shot but if I research right the...

I'll give it a shot but if I research right the green is the ground for the cdi circuit, the black/white is the kill wire circuit. (black/red is power to cdi and blue (which changes to red/white on...
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Posted By duigoose

Tested the coil, .5 ohm across the primary and...

Tested the coil, .5 ohm across the primary and 2.8k ohms across the secondary. Those numbers jive with when it was running (notes from last time I worked on it). Pickup is getting .7 ac volts no...
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Posted By duigoose

no spark - ac cdi system

Hi everyone,
Working on a Roketa 150 scooter. I replaced the guy's starter and started it 3 or 4 times, started right up every time. Called him to come get it and when he arrived it wouldn't...
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Views: 2,944
Posted By duigoose

Well, the old regulator acts the same as the new...

Well, the old regulator acts the same as the new one. That's not to say they both aren't bad but I doubt he wants to get another one just yet........final outcome delayed.
He said he replaced the...
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Posted By duigoose

he isn't going to want to hear that.......brand...

he isn't going to want to hear that.......brand new one but that is the only thing that makes sense. I will dig his old one out and see if it does any different.
thanks folks as usual and I will...
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Posted By duigoose

no, no relay on this one but I have seen people...

no, no relay on this one but I have seen people add them and there are in some of the other series. I just ran over there and this is what I found so far. I can make the drain go away by unplugging...
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Posted By duigoose

I posted before I saw the edit - that is the same...

I posted before I saw the edit - that is the same service manual he has (big thanks for the link though). Would have been nice to include a section for key off engine off test points :-) . I'm...
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Posted By duigoose

he gave me his service manual to look over and if...

he gave me his service manual to look over and if I read it right it covers sn 210001- so I have a schematic. I'm not following the layout just yet, but it looks like there is a red from battery +...
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Posted By duigoose

Checking for parasitic drain on riding mower

Hi everyone,
So I am chasing a parasitic drain on a neighbor's John Deere stx38 black deck mower.
family skh398u122rb
model cv139 spec 21509
serial 2704801142
id moostxj299848
(this taken...
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Views: 1,262
Posted By duigoose

well that makes perfect sense. thanks so much. ...

well that makes perfect sense. thanks so much. I knew how they worked mechanically but for some reason couldn't clear up the picture in my mind on how to adjust for throttle actions. I read that...
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Posted By duigoose

The arm is removed right now but that process...

The arm is removed right now but that process should still apply I think. If that is the case, moving the throttle plate to wide open would push the top of the arm to the left which would rotate the...
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Posted By duigoose

OHH50 Tecumseh governor initial setting question

The question is when setting the governor shaft / arm position does the governor shaft get held in the fully clockwise or counterwise position while tightening the governor arm (while holding the...
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Posted By duigoose

agreed, i've run a partial tank with seafoam in...

agreed, i've run a partial tank with seafoam in it .....might just need more run time. The biggest problem is it won't start 'normally'. I guess I can tell her to give it a shot of starting fluid...
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Views: 852
Posted By duigoose

Briggs & Stratton Readystart question

Hello everyone, neighbor brought me her pressure washer, troy bilt unit with briggs 175cc motor that has been used 2 or 3 times in 2 seasons - cant get it started :-)
Long story short, since this is...
03-02-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,621
Posted By duigoose

well, I'm going to call this one closed because I...

well, I'm going to call this one closed because I kinda give up. I am going to order complete new wet ends tomorrow as that seems common practice. I tried the Hondabond but the leak was still...
02-27-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,621
Posted By duigoose

Thanks everyone, Yes, #5 in the above diagram...

Thanks everyone,
Yes, #5 in the above diagram are the o rings I am talking about. This started out as a drip, drip, drip from the plastic parts #4 and #9 there. The only 'drip point' other than a...
02-20-14, 12:13 PM
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Views: 9,621
Posted By duigoose

what is the trick to a leaky o ring?

Hello all,
So my Premium Leisure hot tub is less than 3 years old and has developed a leak at both pumps, at the wet ends. The wet ends are Waterway Viper with a part number of 315-1500 I think. I...
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Views: 597
Posted By duigoose

yes, again agree....and I will keep it still...

yes, again agree....and I will keep it still pretty vague in case anyone has a differing opinion but what I am discussing is a non lock up TH350 going from stock stall to around a 2100-2300 stall,...
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Views: 597
Posted By duigoose

[sigh] thank you. I thought so but for some...

[sigh] thank you. I thought so but for some reason I am in the middle of a big disagreement , some people telling me I would not be able to tell a difference at all.

If there are any differing...
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