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  1. Minimichael

    Fuel Tank Failure & Briggs 61102 Upgrades

    Tuning this Nibbi PE24 has been tedious, not very satisfying, and only somewhat enlightening. Here are some notes from this afternoon... Tuning today ...got two bigger pilots 42 and 45 and one smaller main 106 to test out... Trying clear up sputtering especially in low to mid cuz very short...
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    1972 rupp roadster2

    I'd build up a swinger frame!
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    1972 rupp roadster2

    At least tell us where you live ;)
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    1972 rupp roadster2

    Putting it at the curb but by the way it's immaculate?! Where's the damned Unlike button on this thing...??
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    Shaved eyebrows

    Aaahhh, now that also explains why I've seen this elsewhere too... Got it.
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    Ruttman minibike build with 5hp Briggs flathead

    You get into some cool stuff! I have also been looking for a 2-speed clutch solution.
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    Shaved eyebrows

    These pictures make a little more sense, and that's obviously not sloppy work or anything, but my understanding is that you just want to soften the edges around the valve seat at around the immediate skirt. The valve and valve seat profiles are directing flow into the head on an angle. What's...
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    Ruttman minibike build with 5hp Briggs flathead

    That thing is gonna rip! I really like the idea of a manual clutch, too. Glad you mentioned vht... I'd forgotten where I'd seen crinkle paint before. Someday I want to do a shroud in crinkle, maybe even the whole block. How will you power the starter? Have a battery source already picked...
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    Ruttman minibike build with 5hp Briggs flathead

    That's a dang nice bit of craftsmanship right there. Crinkly paint, huh? I like it.!
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    Ruttman minibike build with 5hp Briggs flathead

    Great looking engine you got there. Is that a custom clutch guard? :cool:
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    So I went on another adventure…

    Wow I love that trail blazer... And with a bed on the back! I'd spend a lot of those miles next summer riding that blazer.
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    High Performance Mods for my 1.75hp flathead Briggs

    I'm measuring for clearance between the valves and the head, before shaving or even leveling any head or deck material... Valve lift requirements Valve face above deck: 1.05mm Cam lobes, open minus closed: 23mm - 19mm = 4mm Thus, total valve rise: 4mm + 1.05mm = 5.05mm* *(Disregarding valve...
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    High Performance Mods for my 1.75hp flathead Briggs

    Freshly washed crosshatching... Say that 5 times fast...
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    High Performance Mods for my 1.75hp flathead Briggs

    After days of honing with stones and ball hone and batches of homemade honing oil, a good washing is important this time and I want to make sure not to leave any grit behind -- like stuck within the fresh crosshatching. Next time I'll try a soluble cutting fluid to reduce the chance of this...
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    Bonanza briggs throttle

    What model #?
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    Bonanza briggs throttle

    For choke/revving: adjust idle screw; check to ensure proper butterfly operation. The throttle/butterfly should be closing on its own when you're not giving it gas. For lean: clean the carb jet and holes behind the mix screw? I don't care if it's a new carb. It could have castings or other crud.
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    Can someone clarify please Predator 212

    Can u send a picture?
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