may have been debree out of the muffler
I am betting it is toast
yes, pull the muffler and look at the piston
you would need a cover with them on it
And they talk about fake news lol
What kinda top end is on it?
just get a 250 they have compression running out their a$$ , one of the hardest pulling Stihls going. but if you want to play with stuff, the 026...
$350 and up for a nice one , my nice and your nice may not be the same nice lol
As long as you change the piston and cylinder it does not matter
Stay away from China rubber parts junk, junk, junk.
people that move here cause they did not like the way things were where they came from, and then trying to change things here to be like where...
rod is bent I bet, in any case that is a junk case. strip off the good parts and trash the rest. It will save you some headaches
How much boot you paying?
What you got and how much
Z also means it is a USA saw
the newest ones had the small plug
Bill, if you are not sure of something please don't post it, that will only confuse the OP , that will help no one
no they are talking about taking about 1/4 off the key in the flywheel
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