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Thank you i will look into it

Thank you i will look into it
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The oil doesn't smell like gas. Yes I can see the...

The oil doesn't smell like gas. Yes I can see the push rod coming up when rotate the engine. I will have to check the gap when i rotate it I just know it is correct at tdc
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Yes I rotated it to top dead center before i...

Yes I rotated it to top dead center before i adjusted the valves. I have to rotate it just past top dead center when i try to start it because at TDC it is very difficult to turn.
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Ya im not sure the only thing i can think of is...

Ya im not sure the only thing i can think of is that the breather isnt working and it built up to much pressure in the valve cover? But it fired and pulled the bolt clean out
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So I was trying to fire it up and it fired once...

So I was trying to fire it up and it fired once and the nut that holds the valve cover on blew off and strip all the threads out.
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Yes I am starting it at TDC and once it does a...

Yes I am starting it at TDC and once it does a full revolution back agian to TDC is at the hardpoint. Also, Dane I have the socket just sitting on a bit on the drill so if it starts i can always pull...
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Yes I am putting it on the flywheel nut. I looked...

Yes I am putting it on the flywheel nut. I looked up the proper gaping for my engine and i contacted the manufacture and he told me that it was a .004 gap on the intake valve and a .006 gap on the...
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Thats about all I know about it is that it is a...

Thats about all I know about it is that it is a Powerhorse 414cc it use to be on a generator it has a clean carb and good spark. Yes I am starting it with a drill and socket i have found it very...
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Yes I checked it has spark and i cleaned the carb...

Yes I checked it has spark and i cleaned the carb and it is getting gas. I dont know if it might be I had to adjust the valve springs because one of the nuts came off so i put it back to manufacture...
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Low compression on Powerhorse engine

Hi everyone I have a powerhorse 414cc engine that i found in my garage. I am trying to get it running it has spark it has gas. I broke the pulling mechanism so I am using a drill and socket. when you...
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I think one of them might have worked its way too...

I think one of them might have worked its way too loose so should i leave them a little loose? because now every time i pull the cord it fires but wont stay running.
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I was just looking under the valve cover but the...

I was just looking under the valve cover but the nut on top of one of the springs was very loose so when i would pull the cord it wouldn't even move but the other valve did. So i tightened it and now...
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Alright so improvement today I found out that...

Alright so improvement today I found out that there was a loose bolt on one of the valve springs so that is why it was difficult to pull because only 1 valve was working. So now it pulls easy and i...
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Ya that silver lever i tried that i have to...

Ya that silver lever i tried that i have to turned to the setting according to the start instructions.
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What exactly do you mean by compression release?...

What exactly do you mean by compression release? Also I tried starting it with a little wd40 because I didnt have any gas around my house and it didnt fire up.
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I can feel the piston moving up and down the...

I can feel the piston moving up and down the drive shaft turns when I pull the cord so thats good. The spark is good and I just tried pulling it with the spark plug out and it pulls nice and easy...
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Difficulty starting small engine

Hi everyone so yesterday i bought a powerhorse 414cc engine for a go kart project I have. The butterfly valve was broken in the carb i fixed that. But I am having a hard time pulling the cord. The...
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