[tcb] Re: Timing

I'll check compression (cold though, no idle) tonight. 

But, the valves adjusted fine. I didn't watch while rotating, just
crawled out, rotated to next piston, crawled under, adjusted.

G2

On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 14:10:01 -0400
wuzmop@xxxxxxx wrote:

> True. I've seen it happen where a push rod pops out of the cup in the
> rocker as well because it was bent when originally installed causing
> problems like you've described.
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> From: w.wood <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thu, Sep 30, 2010 12:50 pm
> Subject: [tcb] Re: Timing
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> This sounds like more of a valve problem to me as well.  If it has to
> have that much advance it's got a dead cylinder or two.  Do you have
> a compression tester?  If so I'd run a compression test or barring
> that a leak-down test to see if it's a valve problem.  Also, if a
> motor is badly built or uses bad parts in the first 1000 miles is
> where you're going to see the problems.
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> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 1:19 PM, <wuzmop@xxxxxxx> wrote:
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> That sounds like an ignition or valve problem to me. Pull the valve
> covers off, turn the engine and look for anything out of the
> ordinary. Check your plug wire routing, point gap, etc. Look for
> intake leaks.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerald Livingston <gerald.tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thu, Sep 30, 2010 12:11 pm
> Subject: [tcb] Re: Timing
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> It tries. It stutters, stumbles, backfires. 
> I asked about the run-on solenoid because the original German 30
> pict-3 oesn't have one, at all. Nothing to plug.
> I got it to at least start again by advancing the timing back to the
> wrong spot" (set static at "0" -- TDC). With timing at the proper 10
> TDC static I couldn't get it to start at all. I still can't get it to
> dle so I can put a gun on it and time to 27 - 30 total advance since
> t has a 009 installed.
> This is annoying. It ran fine for 1000 miles. That seems to be my
> ersonal breaking point. That's about how many miles the Raby motor
> itting in the broken-rear-end-Rivi has on it.
> G2
> On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:02:09 -0400
> w.wood" <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Well Gerald you can use a 30/31 pict or a 34 Pict with the adapter
> > as
>  well. From the solenoid perspective you can go to Lowes and get a
>  brass plug that will fit it in lieu of the IAC solenoid.
>  I know I have a bunch of 30s/31s and 34s but I'm not in a position to
>  lend them out right now.  I travel all week and my parts runner is
>  off in the USMC, go figure.
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>  Simply put however I don't believe your problem is the carb from your
>  description.  if you take the screws off the top, check to see if the
>  fuel is at least 3/4 the way up the bowl.
>  You could also have a stuck needle valve that could be causing either
>  starvation or fuel puddling which will make it run like crap.
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>  Either way a pipe cleaner and in about 20 minutes you can go through
>  all the passages.  WHen you pull the throttle lever does it try to
>  run?
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>  On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Gerald Livingston <
>  gerald.tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>  > I found a rebuilt/rebushed 30 PICT-3 for $95+shipping. Is the lack
>  > of an idle-air cutoff solenoid going to be a problem? (My carb is a
>  > 30/31 with the solenoid hole).
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>  > G2
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>  > On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 22:57:11 -0500
>  > Gerald Livingston <gerald.tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>  > > Does anyone in Central/East Texas have a known good (as in "I
>  > > just pulled this off of a motor I tuned up yesterday) 30 PICT
>  > > carb I can borrow to eliminate mine as the problem?
>  > >
>  > > I need you to ba able to take it to the post office tomorrow. I
>  > > will email you a prepaid USPS Express label so I can have it here
>  > > on Friday.
>  > >
>  > > I can't justify buying a new carb just to find out if the carb is
>  > > actually the problem. I'm still bleeding money on keeping my 18
>  > > year old fed. Thankfully, he's supposed to start a new job
>  > > tomorrow or Friday.
>  > >
>  > > Thanks all,
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>  > > G2
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