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by 0tis
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Crankshaft runout
Replies: 2
Views: 1301

Re: Crankshaft runout

Sadly, couldn't get the flywheel/magneto off the shaft so im stuck with attempting a straightening with the engine assembled. Just checked run out at top of shaft with plug out, turning flywheel. 5 thou will have to do for now. We will see how she runs when my other parts come in. Guess a bit of wob...
by 0tis
Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Crankshaft runout
Replies: 2
Views: 1301

Crankshaft runout

Howdy: restoring my first 40+. Noticed a 1mm wobble in the lower edge of the magneto. This prompted me to apply a run out gauge to the top of the crankshaft. Looks to be out by 20 thou. Put a pipe on it and brought it back to about 5 thou. Still have a variation in magneto lower edge gap a Which tel...
by 0tis
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Discussion
Topic: Flywheel removal revisited
Replies: 1
Views: 3682

Flywheel removal revisited

Sorry for this posting as I'm sure it's been addressed several times. Searched but found little aside from giving it a good beating. I have followed the whacking procedures with no success. Penetrating fluid applied for days. Really don't want to hit it any harder for fear of damage. Any thoughts on...