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Old 02-01-2014, 03:40 PM
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putting some oil in the cylinder and the test still comes back low, rules out the likely hood of rings.
That is a good tip.
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Old 03-09-2014, 03:48 PM
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I'm having a similar problem with mine. Where are you at with yours ??
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Old 03-21-2014, 09:46 PM
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The 60 psi is correct on that 460 I believe. You would turn backwards for correct reading. Did you reassemble yet?
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Old 03-22-2014, 12:57 AM
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From the book:

MINIMUM COMPRESSION

160 and 165 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380 kPa (55 psi)
130, 175, 180, 185 . . . . . . . . . . . 483 kPa (71 psi)
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:55 AM
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I junked the motor and swapped a 18.5hp dual cylinder briggs onto it. Didn't have the time to **** with the motor
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Old 03-31-2014, 03:34 PM
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I think you would have been better off parting this one out.
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Old 03-31-2014, 06:53 PM
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Look, man, you need to get ya a manual here:http://www.mymowerparts.com/pdf/Kawa...epair-Manuals/
Study the dam thing, take two aspirin, and call somebody in the morning! ( not me!)



Dude! Thanks for the link this is a good parts place! Thanks for the link...man
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Old 04-10-2014, 07:28 PM
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parts

do u still have the carburetor
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