[tcb] Re: Two questions

  • From: sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 05:10:11 -0700 (PDT)

To prevent run on:  Turn off key, depress clutch, put in 1st gear, hold foot 
firmly on brake, pop clutch.

--- On Wed, 6/8/11, Gerald Livingston <gerald.tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Gerald Livingston <gerald.tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [tcb] Two questions
To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 2:50 AM

1. Generator stopped working again. What's the easiest way to clean the
rotor without losing a finger or 3? Not ready to pull the motor to swap
in the spare generator. Looking for new brushes locally but they're
special order and/or $12/set (under $3 online).

2. Best tune up practices to stop "run-on" after a long drive when
shutting down and when running with a clipped off idle-air cutoff
solenoid? I just can't convince myself to pay $30 for what should be an
$8 part and used to be a $2.50 part. Especially not when current Q/C
levels mean i"ll probably need another one in 6 months when the new one


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