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Old 06-23-2011, 09:48 AM
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Default Re: 2-stroke electric starter??

I'm in the same boat as his customer. My knees don't bend for enough to pedal a bicycle. What I have been doing is start it with the pull starter then slip the clutch. That isn't very good for the clutch! I just added a centrifugal clutch to make things easier.

What about a 12v or 6v started from a lawn mower? You need something that will "kick out" once the motor is started. A regular starter motor does that.

In my case a 12v would work because I have a small 12v motorcycle battery mounted on the bike.

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