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Old 04-01-2008, 05:47 PM
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Default Re: New builder with hicup

Originally Posted by monty View Post
Hello everyone, I just bought an ebay engine kit, it was a 70cc and real simple to install, but will start but not stay running and have no acceleration once it starts, just finished reading about the gas tank, and it may have had gunk in it and I may have already got it stopped up? Anyway I am a old 62 who just retired and built this to have something to do, got tired of pedaling all the time.... seems like a great place to ask or answer questions....think I will clean tank out and try again....bye
Could be a tank issue.....or fuel delivery issue....

a) do you mean you can't set even a high idle?
b) when you gun it, it dies?
c) what is the choke position during this time?

Is it like this:
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