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 Post subject: Sitting engine
PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:37 pm 
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Hey guys newbie here just yanked a helix150 off a farm been sittin for a while years in fact. Any pre attempt advice that I should consider before attempting to try to crank er over. Just worried about damage if something is locked up inside. Any steps to take before I turn it over I appreciate any help I can get


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 Post subject: Re: Sitting engine
PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:40 pm 
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If it's locked up, it's already damaged, so I'd just say go for it! I'd probably put some oil down the spark plug opening and then slowly crank it over by hand on the variator.

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 Post subject: Re: Sitting engine
PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:49 pm 
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ya what sock said, but also if it has been open and outside (carb off ect.) check for water, dirt in intake, but if everything looks good see what happens

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