occasional metallicy 'grunch' when kicking

3 replies to this topic
  • MindBlower

Posted August 09, 2006 - 08:30 AM


I think it's always when the piston is at the top of the stroke and I attempt to kick it. (very strong legs)
Anything to be concerned about.

  • jamestoo

Posted August 09, 2006 - 08:45 AM


I get this too from time to time I thought it was the decompressor sometimes it can feel like the engine is seized then you can kick past it and it frees
I've decided not to worry about it! :thumbsup:

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  • captb

Posted August 09, 2006 - 08:59 AM


I noticed that a couple times, sounds like kickstart ratchet, mine starts first kick if I get it up on compression and pull decomp and push the kicker down 6 inches release lever and return kicker to top and give a strong steady kick I feel it fire when the kickers at the bottom.

  • big t

Posted August 09, 2006 - 12:07 PM


I don't know exactly what it is but it is normal. I have taken mine apart just to make sure nothing was wrong and everything looks fine.

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