First plan was to get the scoot running , so I started with the basics Checked for spark and no spark, I did the various checks ohm readings ect , this led me to the cdi unit which I replaced , new plug and lead and now we have a lovely blue spark .
Next was to attach the carb and I did get it running eventually but very boggy and when I found the sweet spot it would stall and die .
After ages of playing with the carb I decided to strip and rebuild it , now it won't start
I'm working on the scoot outside so it's all weather dependant and my free time is limited , but I managed to strip it down yesterday evening , the sip flywheel tool didn't fit hence why I had to use a puller .
Key way was good as was the woodruff key .
Next was to check the stator .
All looks good , I'll try and get it back togeather later on today and see if it starts , otherwise I think it's new carb time .
Hi Kev. From what I can see in photos your pk looks good, no dents just needs paint. Only had mine a few months, the previous owner had taken the bare frame and had it powder coated. To be honest I was fed up looking for a smallframe, driving miles just to look at what I thought was rubbish. I wanted one as I used to have a 90 some years ago. The seller told me it was all in good condition with a long mot. I bought it as the bodywork was good apart from one dent (if you are going to powder coat, is it not better to repair the dent first?). When I got it home it was not long before I found that The flywheel side crank bearing was so bad that the crank moved up and down 30 thou. Lights not working, brake pedal box cracked, exhaust box split, no bush in rear shock, no inner speedo cable, no internals inside front hub speedo drive. Anyway I set the idle screw 2 turns out to start off with, but once the engine was oil free and warmed up it runs or ticks over best at just about 1/8th of a turn open. I think you have to get the engine running.. keep it going best you can till its good and warm. then try adjusting carb. Why replace carb? what can wear out? you can make the gaskets yourself. If your worried about it stick them an envelope send them to me and I will make them for you. Just get it going keep it going till warm. Dont give up, if you get fed up leave till another day, then try again. Good luck and thanks for the photos regards ray
Thanks Ray , the scoot is generally good , I don't know if any of the electrics work yet as I need to get it running first , I've just ordered the gasket paper to make the gaskets , I'll also give the carb a once over again
that`s a really good scoot to start from, it`s a bugger when the obvious things are not the fault.
about the puller not fitting could it be an ets/xl large taper flywheel?
Cheers steve , I have no idea whether I have a large taper flywheel as I've nothing to compare my flywheel too , thanks yeah it's a good scoot , hopefully I'll get it running and looking presentable ready for me too enjoy riding it next year
Over the weekend I managed to re-install the engine , a couple of pieces of wood ,a bottle jack and trolley jack were used to help me get the engine back in , a bit of a faff on your own ,but I managed it ok,pics below.
Up she goes .
All bolted up and ready to try to get her running .
An hour or so of trying to get her running and no joy , I had a break from the scoot for a couple of hours and then went back to it , 20 mins later she was up and running ?
I just need to get a new spring for the throttle return and then I can tune it .