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by chris
Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Help
Topic: TC-102 cylinder and head descaling methodology please
Replies: 8
Views: 6573

try getting a screwdriver and poking around the water passages, if that does it any harm it means it has had it anyway
by chris
Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:08 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: seagull refeuller
Replies: 4
Views: 6597

yes that is what it is for.
they are a very handy thing to have
by chris
Thu Apr 06, 2006 9:28 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: seagull refeuller
Replies: 4
Views: 6597

I own one and they work really well. There is a hose on the end. The filler cap is a standard seagull cap. you undo the breather and put the filler hose into the tank and lift it up, it fills very easily and is good in rough conditions. when not in use the end of the hose goes over a sort of rod on ...
by chris
Tue Mar 28, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: Help
Topic: leaking cilinderhead
Replies: 17
Views: 13756

It sounds like the cylinder is cracked.
If it is you might be able to find someone to weld it but usually you have to replace it.
by chris
Mon Mar 27, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: Help
Topic: leaking cilinderhead
Replies: 17
Views: 13756

Before you replaced the head gasket did you check the water channels in the cylinder, They may be blocked from rust. If you use to much sealant it could clock up the channels, Also is the water pipe fastened properly to the bottom of the cylinder, You don't need sealant with the head gasket, they al...
by chris
Sun Mar 19, 2006 10:42 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Water pumps
Replies: 3
Views: 3881

impellors rarely ever need replacing.
They don't pump at very low revs.
My 1942 102 has the original impellor as well as the points in the ignition which rarely need touching.
by chris
Sun Mar 19, 2006 10:38 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: starting them
Replies: 4
Views: 5237

undo the breather on the fuel cap
turn the fuel on
tickle the carbie untill it is pouring out of the hole on the fuel bowl
give it full throttle or half if you have a neutral
wrap around rope and pull
don't have a choke, don't reckon they need them.
My 1942 102 usually always starts 1st pull