Could use help installing a pull start kit on HT bicycle engine
I could use some pointers here on installing a pull start on PK-80 engine which did not come with one. I bolted things together and discovered the business part of the pull start assembly rubs against the magneto bolts under it. I looked in my hardware stores to see if I could find bolts with a lower profile, but didn't. So, what's the fix? There's just so much real estate on the central bolt holding the assembly in place so putting a spacer in there doesn't seem possible. Who has made this work? Do you grind away some of the bottom of the pull start assembly where it contacts the bolt heads? I don't want to wreck anything and also really want for this to work. Any advice is much appreciated.
Someday when I grow up I will probably lose interest in toys with wheels, but until then...