Month: February 2011

Start attempt no. 001

I had some challenges with the carburetors that were all stucked but after soaked in gas mixed with 5-56 and some gentle turning with a screwdriver it now looks like new. Im a little bit worried of the setup and the floater. Hopefully it will be good enough. Yesterday we tried to start the 35 year old engine. It has… Read more →

The carburetor part 2

Now the carburetors (Mikuni BS38) has been soaked in gasoline for two days. Everything in the carb now runs smooth except for one throttle. I really hope that it will loosen up today so that I can try to start the engine before this weekend. If the throttle does not loosen up today I will make a cocktail of diesel,… Read more →