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Old 11-26-2011, 02:38 PM
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Default Re: Need help getting it started

Originally Posted by ex42k9j View Post
a normal speed i guess about 2-5mph. i ride my bike down my drive way and pop the clutch once i get down and face the direction i want to go.

its always worked before but now nothing. right when the wheel locks up i can hear the put put put sound. i don't go another 2 feet after a pop the clutch unless i want to burn some rubber
A new never run motor generally has less compression, so it will turn over more easily, at slower speeds. As the rings set the compression goes up and it gets harder to turn over, so you will probably need more speed to get her started.... That's kinda what I thought was going on...
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