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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 08:13 PM
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Posted By milomilo
After lunch it dawned on me that we would be out...

After lunch it dawned on me that we would be out of town all day tomorrow and we have just sprouted grass and temps in the high 90s. So off to the store to get a yard water timer to keep the new...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By milomilo
Why not just get a new ridge cap?

Why not just get a new ridge cap?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
I will clean the magnet right after lunch.

I will clean the magnet right after lunch.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Did that 2 days ago and got nothing even with...

Did that 2 days ago and got nothing even with turning the engine over with my cordless drill.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Checked the Briggs parts list and it only says if...

Checked the Briggs parts list and it only says if equipped for a low oil shutdown sensor. Owners manual says the same thing. I had already looked for a low oil sensor and did not fond one. Looked...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Sooner or later someone will have a V8 moment to...

Sooner or later someone will have a V8 moment to save my ass.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
I have used business cards many times before, but...

I have used business cards many times before, but this time used a .008 feeler gauge to set the air gap.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Yep, tried 3 different ones. No spark form any of...

Yep, tried 3 different ones. No spark form any of them.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
The Predator 8hp has the same rotation, and shaft...

The Predator 8hp has the same rotation, and shaft diameter, but is 1/2" shorter in length than the Briggs. May or may not be an issue.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
It may come down to Gerry's suggestion. The...

It may come down to Gerry's suggestion. The Briggs is a 250cc. The equivalent would by a 8hp Predator. Suppose I would have to take off the Briggs and do some measurement to see if the Predator would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Went out again and discontented the kill wire...

Went out again and discontented the kill wire from the throttle linkage. No spark. Used the spark plug wire to 1/16" from a clean ground, spun it and no spark, so it is not the plug.

Did another...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
New pics of some that were blurry.

New pics of some that were blurry.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
All I can figure now is I bought the wrong...

All I can figure now is I bought the wrong magneto and the other one I listed is the right one. Like I mentioned before, the spare wire is likely for an application for an on/off switch.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
More pics. Spare wire from Magneto Under...

More pics.

Spare wire from Magneto
Under fuel tank with kill wire connected
Flywheel off two wires shown
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Pics of the engine. Data Label Old magneto...

Pics of the engine.

Data Label
Old magneto
New magneto
Old magneto back side where kill wire connects
Under fuel tank kill wire
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
I did that upon disassembly right off. No damage...

I did that upon disassembly right off. No damage at all.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Cooled off pretty good ths evening so took off...

Cooled off pretty good ths evening so took off the gas tanks and checked the throttle system to see if there were any shorts to ground on the engine kill wiring. None found. Check again on the...
Forum: Machining 07-05-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By milomilo
Probably needs to hire a teenager relative he can...

Probably needs to hire a teenager relative he can train.:devil:
Forum: Machining 07-05-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By milomilo
Getting old sucks. Now this sounds like a good...

Getting old sucks. Now this sounds like a good machining project for the mill to make indexes for all the new drills. :D:D:D:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Way too hot out in the blazing sun to work on it....

Way too hot out in the blazing sun to work on it. Waiting until this evening or tomorrow morning before the sun heats things up.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
The kill switch is under the gas tank so will...

The kill switch is under the gas tank so will have to remove the tank to see everything.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Controlled by the throttle lever which I have...

Controlled by the throttle lever which I have tried in all positions. I am mystified.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
Tested the old and the new magneto on a 20k scale...

Tested the old and the new magneto on a 20k scale and got 5.3 on both. Now I am really confused, unless a solid state magneto will test good with a burned out transistor?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
I sat back in the recliner and closed my eyes so...

I sat back in the recliner and closed my eyes so I would not go postal.:o
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,018
Posted By milomilo
I ordered 796964 and it is the solid state...

I ordered 796964 and it is the solid state version. Now I find a 398811 as well. Maybe I ordered the wrong one??????
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