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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:49 pm



Better solution! Haha
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:24 am

What's about just swapping in one of your thousand Oppys? the one that runs good with the adjustable carb. Or another one. Or if you have some $ get a Vanguard Twin like mine
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:28 am

Swapping in another oppy would involve swapping in all the other little nuances i have on this oppy and that's just not happening

That anchor idea isnt bad, i could use it as a mace too
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:07 pm

Tried new coil, no different result

Cleaning the carb again

waste my time
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:02 pm

That sux...   Sad

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:20 pm

No difference with carb clean. Heads and intake are coming off.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:07 pm

Heads are off

Left


Right


Right and left


Left one has a few blowouts, right seems ok. All the head bolts seemed to be at a proper torque. I cleaned the carbon off of everything. I'm gonna order some head gaskets here directly and hopefully they'll get here soon lol.

Intake didn't show any problems either.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:32 pm

What’s the compression on this engine?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:35 pm

Last i knew it was about 90. These engines are set up with the compression release as part of the intake lobes so it always kinda reads there.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:43 pm

Thats a lot of carbon buildup compared to mine.  Hmm...

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:46 pm

Eh, this isnt much more than i usually have them.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:09 pm

Can you turn the valves just by pressing your thumb on the valve and trying to turn it?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:13 pm

With them seated?

I went to switch the starter again but the one i was switching it with turned out to be dry and noisy too, so i took this starter all apart and greased it and put it back together. I'll put it back on tomorrow


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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:20 pm

Yes with the valves seated.


How does the starter sound now?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:31 pm

Idk, I'll try all that stuff tomorrow
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:23 am

I do'nt want to compare your Heads with the Head of my Dads Flatty, I need to pull the head and lap the valves
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:54 pm

I checked the valves, they're pretty tight seating.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:13 pm

When i get this thing together, should i try a whole other intake and carburetor?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:17 pm

@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
When i get this thing together, should i try a whole other intake and carburetor?
Why not go dual Mikunis on each cylinder?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:42 pm

Ok but you're buying
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:44 pm

@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
Ok but you're buying
Nuh-uh. Hahaha
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:40 pm

@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
When i get this thing together, should i try a whole other intake and carburetor?


Yes
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:45 pm

@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
When i get this thing together, should i try a whole other intake and carburetor?

Yeah if you have a carb and manifold you know are good I say swap it on and see if it changes anything.

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:57 pm

Alright. I'll try the manifold from the 20hp and probably multiple carbs lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:00 pm

Definitely try another manifold.

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:49 am

If everything fails, SCRAP MUTT! lol! lol!

Or better not. You need a Rig til Budgie runs
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