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No rain cap

Postby Tractor Rod » Fri May 12, 2023 7:06 am

I did something stupid and the first thing I’m going to do is buy an exhaust rain cap!!!!
I took my B to a friend’s house and left it without putting a tin can over the exhaust. Of course a huge rain came up and it got soaked. I’m sure rain got down the exhaust. It started and ran perfect prior to my stupidity.

Any suggestions on what to do before trying to start it?


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Re: No rain cap

Postby Gary Dotson » Fri May 12, 2023 7:36 am

Pull the spark plugs out and crank it over a few times. Then put the plugs back in and run it like nothing happened. You might want to consider an oil change in the near future.

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Re: No rain cap

Postby ajhbike » Fri May 12, 2023 3:56 pm

I have rain caps yet I always put a can over them anyway

As said...I too would crank it up and then change the oil

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Re: No rain cap

Postby SamsFarm » Fri May 12, 2023 5:03 pm

I had a bn that happened to.

I just started it up and run it till it was good and warm

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Re: No rain cap

Postby Eugene » Sat May 13, 2023 11:14 am

Gary Dotson wrote:Pull the spark plugs out and crank it over a few times. Then put the plugs back in and run it like nothing happened.
That's my suggestion. Prevent possible hydrostatic lock.
I have an excuse. CRS.

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