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Re: another cub with startup issues

Postby Glen » Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:02 pm

Set the ignition timing with a timing light, it works better to use the light with the engine running. I don't think you said if you have a magneto or Battery Ignition Unit. :)

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Re: another cub with startup issues

Postby schmibm » Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:49 pm

jdeere86 wrote:is it possible to keep betsy working for another 40 years ,,,,in general I mean can these cubs be kept going indefinitely..?

In my opinion, these Cubs are pretty easy to keep going. Another 40 years is a piece of cake. I would bet that the last day we have gasoline readily available for purchase to all of us, there will be a bunch of Cubs still in operation.
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