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#1 rossack

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 10:04 AM

hi im getting very bad kick back on the kick starter on a 1965 dnepr nearly broke my leg ,is this caused by a timer fault  ,,,im new to these bikes any help

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 09:46 AM

Sounds like the spark timing is too advanced.
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 09:08 AM

View PostRuss Noe, on 16 September 2017 - 09:46 AM, said:

Sounds like the spark timing is too advanced.
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Most certainly...
Could be the Mechanical Advance Mechanism is stuck at full advance...
or [More Probably] it is simply mistimed...

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Posted 18 September 2017 - 06:51 AM

Did you remember to pull the retard lever before kicking it ? :)
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Posted 18 September 2017 - 06:52 AM

Oh, and the contacts need to be set at 0,6mm (iirc)
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Posted 18 September 2017 - 10:17 AM

thanks i will check as soon as i can feel my leg




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