Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?

Aaron Miller /
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be careful with head leaks. If you look on the left side of the engine (while riding) you will see a black cover plate. that cover is directing wind from your flywheel over your cylinder/head cooling fins. You will always feel air there. the thing to look for is if you put your hand real close, you will feel the difference in pressure as the engine goes put put put. the same as the feeling at the end of the exhaust. A head leak might not respond to carb spray though since it only leaks during compression.

I have a hunch that your crank seal is blown. I have had that happen twice. I might suggest a full engine rebuild. $30 gets you a rebuild kit. yo will get all new gaskets and seals and 2 new crank bearings. While you are in there you can bore out the intake. Search the wiki for vespa engine rebuild how to's. It might be easier than you think. A flywheel puller/case splitter is a huge help but not totally necessary, as ong as you have the points style flywheel with the little observation window cut out.

On other quick dumb thing. Make sure your carb is fully inserted onto the intake. and that you have the appropriate rubber o-ring and plastic shim inserted. that is a common leak spot.

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  cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Topic by: preeesh . preeesh . 05/30/12 03:58PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Don Sumpter (OFMC) Don Sumpter (OFMC) 05/30/12 04:08PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Saabsonettguy . Saabsonettguy . 05/30/12 04:20PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Downhill Harvey (OFMC) Downhill Harvey (OFMC) 05/30/12 06:22PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Woot Senpai Woot Senpai 05/31/12 11:37AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Rick Ems Rick Ems 05/31/12 01:22AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Stephen Keller Stephen Keller 05/31/12 01:31AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: mit mortso mit mortso 05/31/12 01:43AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 05/31/12 02:38PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: John Kiniston John Kiniston 06/01/12 08:32PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: felix the cat felix the cat 06/01/12 09:57PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: ben hooker ben hooker 06/01/12 11:31PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: ben hooker ben hooker 06/01/12 11:37PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Todd Hooker Todd Hooker 06/01/12 11:52PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: mit mortso mit mortso 06/02/12 12:25AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Downhill Harvey (OFMC) Downhill Harvey (OFMC) 06/02/12 02:02AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: ben hooker ben hooker 06/02/12 09:55AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Moped Jay Moped Jay 06/02/12 05:45AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Downhill Harvey (OFMC) Downhill Harvey (OFMC) 06/02/12 07:15AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Moped Jay Moped Jay 06/02/12 08:25AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/03/12 11:56AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Leo Heyman Leo Heyman 06/03/12 12:53PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/05/12 12:44AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: -p0tty - -p0tty - 06/05/12 01:44AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/05/12 09:50AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: -p0tty - -p0tty - 06/05/12 10:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Woot Senpai Woot Senpai 06/05/12 10:34AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/05/12 02:51PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/07/12 03:46PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Bryan Butler Bryan Butler 06/09/12 01:26PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/07/12 09:26PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/08/12 09:17PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/09/12 11:14PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Bryan Butler Bryan Butler 06/09/12 11:19PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Tate The Great Tate The Great 06/10/12 12:14AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Bryan Butler Bryan Butler 06/10/12 12:56AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Adam Blickhahn Adam Blickhahn 06/10/12 01:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/10/12 07:44PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Adam Blickhahn Adam Blickhahn 06/10/12 09:17PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 02:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 02:22PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Graham Motzing Graham Motzing 06/11/12 03:33PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/11/12 03:34PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 11:15PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 06/11/12 11:31PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 11:44PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 11:52PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/14/12 09:26AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/14/12 01:33PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/14/12 03:10PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 06/14/12 03:24PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 06/14/12 04:01PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/15/12 01:16AM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/18/12 10:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/18/12 12:16PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/07/12 08:37PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/07/12 09:01PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Jax Rhapsody Jax Rhapsody 07/07/12 09:16PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/09/12 03:48PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/24/12 04:58PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 07/24/12 07:03PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 07/25/12 01:19AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/08/12 04:04PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/08/12 04:40PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/08/12 06:08PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/08/12 10:06PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/17/12 03:37PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Jax Rhapsody Jax Rhapsody 08/17/12 04:50PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/17/12 06:07PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/20/12 08:41AM
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