Re: Running weakly
- When something similar has happened to my 185 I usually find a small
piece of dirt caught in the main jet on the carb. for my 185 it's
located below the gas feed brass piece. I can remove the small cover
plug then use a short screwdriver to pull the jet out and blow it clean.
--- In email@example.com, "amfisonnet"
> I had a 'power' problem when I got mine '68 as well. The obvious
> things were in place but without a shop manual in hand I was a bit
> lost. My uncle was a car restorer guy looked at it, smelled it (it
> was running a little hot) and said "your timing is off." We adjusted
> the timing without a light by checking the point at which the contact
> points JUST hit for the first cylinder.
> What a difference!
> It was night an day. I could mow long grass in third gear while
> turning a corner and the engine would hardly bog down.
> As a new owner of the tractor in 1992, it was like a miracle to me.
> Keep trying! Andy