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  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 475 on 02-04-2016 at 10:52 PM
    It will get better as it runs and things settle in. Mine has been running for 8 years now, and
    just keeps getting better. Let it run for a while and then try to tweak it. I have mine firing
    about 3-4 ...

  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 475 on 02-04-2016 at 02:04 AM
    Nice job. you should be proud of that one. The kick you mention may be because you may have the
    ignition set a but too far advanced ( firing before or right at top dead center TDC ). It also
    seems to ...

  • Posted in thread: Cabin Fever 2016 on 01-25-2016 at 11:41 PM
    Great show, but a few observations.I saw only 2 small 7' X 11" signs for the back two exhibit
    halls. I know people who never made it to the back halls. The back hall was way overcrowded
    with exhibitor...

  • Posted in thread: Milling problem on 01-22-2016 at 06:38 PM
    Use a 2 fluted end mill! The center of a 4 fluted end mill doesn't cut, and as your bringing
    the curve of the work piece up to the cutter the tips don't cut the center. That's why you can
    drill a hole...

  • Posted in thread: using o-ring as a piston ring on 11-29-2015 at 06:50 PM
    As for O-Ring groove size, Jerry Howell uses a 1' OD x .094" Dia. "O" ring in a .110" deep x
    .105" wide piston groove on the Farm Boy engine. The piston OD for the 1.00" bore is .995"
    ahead of the rin...

  • Posted in thread: Hall Sensor Bracket on 06-04-2015 at 09:53 PM
    Hi Boot, Good to here your still plugging away. If it's the ATV coil then the frame of the coil
    is the "Ground or Neg." If you look on the Tim-6 drawings you'll see that the neg connection is
    just one...

  • Posted in thread: Unimat on 01-24-2015 at 04:49 AM
    This site may help, it has drawings in 10 parts.

  • Posted in thread: Farmboy engine on 01-22-2015 at 11:21 PM
    Looks like a good start. Keep those pictures coming.Jim

  • Posted in thread: Farmboy engine on 01-22-2015 at 02:08 AM
    Sorry, it took so long but I missed the post when it first went up. I usually answer all the
    Farmboy questions I see. While I'm not the official "Expert" usually the questions find there
    way to me via...

  • Posted in thread: Farmboy engine on 01-21-2015 at 02:53 AM
    It mounts on the engine side (inside) of the governor flywheel. The holes were shown on the
    original flywheel drawings ( the "A" revision ) but looking at my "B" revision there not there.
    Anyway that'...

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