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Getting spark will start with gas inserted into clylinder head but shuts down when fuel is gone. It seems as if fuel is nnot being sucked into the chamber, checked compression seems to be okay.

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  • EDGAR Feb 25, 2012

    That did the trick cleaned the carb n bowl fired right up and ran till i let the kill bar go. Repeated the start up process twice with the same results.

  • wadingriver
    wadingriver Feb 25, 2012

    NICE!

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SOURCE: 2004 v twin 16 hp 500hours on it runs but spits

You should take one of the heads off and look at the valves. You may have deposits building up no the valves.

120 pounds compression sounds pretty good for a six year old engine with 500 hours on it. It probably started life at 9 to 1 and now is around 8 to 1.

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