- Feb 21, 2019
let me digest the replies overnight and get back in the AM. one thing to add now, is the alton starter turning the engine over is hit or miss. sometimes, about 50% of the time, it spins the engine unimpeded - very fast, almost like no plugs. the remaining 50% of the time, i hit the starter button, and nothing. it's like i'm fighting full engine compression. the starter engages and "ooomph" - nothing! i can hit the starter button again, and sometimes it will spin the engine, and other times the same "ooomph" - that can happen several times to the point where i give up. there has been cases where i've actually gave up, and went to the kick start. if something else is at play here, i'm at a loss. as a side note, there's no good way, that i can think of, to use any kind of wheel or gear puller on the clutch-rotor. the first time i tried it, i damaged the sprag clutch-rotor. not the smartest guy on the planet, but i'm thinking of fabricating some sort of plate that i can bolt to the assembly and somehow apply pulling force more on the center of the clutch-rotor assembly. anyone - any ideas?