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Discussion in 'Chainsaw Stickies' started by FATGUY, May 6, 2009.

  1. Jethro 2t sniffer

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    Yeah u don't have any of that gear but I'm sure it would probably fail a test too. I'm just keeping a very close ear on it until I get some seals. I've got a carb kit waiting will do seals too. Will test the old slipping clutch out properly in a couple days too hopefully but thinking mite do that while I'm at it also the av mounts in the rear handle seem kinda loose
     
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    May be best to go over the whole saw. Have you any carbon build-up in the exhaust port? Loose mounts aren't too bad to repair, just finding new mounts can be a problem. A haven't found anything close to them. I do make sure I keep the front ones close to oil free, don't want them to go south on me. Pressure testing isn't that hard, I block off my ports with a piece of rubber from a truck inner tube. I have a cylinder leak down tester that I can adjust pressure down with and has a pressure gauge on it. Then I use soapy water to look for leaks. I need to get another hand vacuum pump so I can vacuum test with and make a spark plug adapter.

    Steve Sidwell
     
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    Lube or liquid gasket like Hondabond?
     
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    And if you trim the case a little so you need to worry about the shavings getting into the bearing?
     
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    Lub the inner lip and if you want to use Hondabond on the outside use very little. I held my case upside down to do the corners so the stuff fell on me. Can use a vacuum hose held close as you do it.
     
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    Lube with 2 stroke oil?
     
  7. JeremiahJohnson

    JeremiahJohnson Redneck Chainsaw Repair

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    Thanks, just what I needed. :cheers:
     
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    2 cycle it is
     
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    Cool thanks. May try this sooner when I have it apart to do the oil pump testing.
     
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    Got this for free today, is it a poulan? If so what model.
    Does anyone know how to rewind the recoil? I cant seem to figure out what the spring hooks on. The recoil sits behind the flywheel on this.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Well it's probably due I've put maybe 15 tanks through it since the rebuild so just broken the rings in nicely.

    I didn't realize the mounts were hard to get there just ever so slightly loose I wonder if I could use some inner tube cut nicely into disk shape and poke them in with the mounts to take up the play.

    The fuel line is a mess lol it has a piece of mcculloch line from the carb then a section of original line down to a garden irrigation barb as a joiner cos it broke in half lol. It ran out of gas 1 day n thought hmm odd should be about half and I tipped it up and gas poured out lol so I did a "Maori" job and it's still holding months latter. What's the best easiest line to find? Will a small engine shop have some that will seal the hole in the tank?
     
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    Looks like a Roper.

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    I like the black echo fuel line myself. I think I like it better than tygon

    Steve Sidwell
     
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    Model number is 358.350821 if that helps any.
     
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    Well that's handy we have an echo dealer in town:) thank's Steve.

    Kevin I see a craftsman sticker on that wee saw
     
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    I like the echo line as well, I changed all of my saws over to it a year ago after someone on here said some good things about it. Has held up well. The size I got was. .118 x .196 I think it's 3mm x 5mm. Or 2mm x 5mm ,the mmmms get me all confused. Amazon number 13369
     
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    That saw, from the way the starter housing looks, I swear it's a Roper.

    Steve Sidwell
     
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    Where's ModifiedMark when ya need him.

    Steve Sidwell
     
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    They check out Todd. With my cheap calibers and just doing it quick before heading to lake. I was getting 03-06.
     

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