Re: Got my Sachs yesterday (63 miles)

Eric DeSachs /

> Born to be WillD Wrote:

> -------------------------------------------------------

> starter fluid is a good check too, works better and easier than gas in

> the plug hole. worth running some oiled gas thru 1st tho, starter fluid

> got no lube. but it doesnt hurt to use it for starting, really easy

> check if your issue is fuel.

>

> you mention the 2 tubes on the petcock. the longer one is normal flow,

> draws about an inch up. then if that runs out you switch to reserve and

> it draws out the very bottom giving you a lil extra range to refuel. If

> only one works you're either below the level of the normal flow, or one

> of the two is clogged. the reserve drawing from the bottom is easy to

> clog w rust n grit. if it gets thru the petcock tho, it does an even

> better job of clogging your jets so always worth putting a fuel filter

> in line.

>

> the clutches can be a challenge. sometimes they can get sorta scorched

> or hard and slip. also if the nut under the lil engagement bell on the

> clutch gets loose it'll turn the basket but not the crank. but i presume

> you checkd spark (i didnt read in huge detail above) and if you've got

> spark your engines turning over and the clutch is at least good enough

> to get you started.

>

> the other thing that gets left outta fred's guide but doesnt deserve to

> be left out for sachs is the decomp valve. I dont wanna bring it up too

> early - it can be a very convincing red herring, but the decomp valves

> can stick open or leak and that removed compression, making it easy to

> turn over but much harder to start. (a leaky one can still run however

> just poorly.)

>

> there's a buttload of details in sachs 505/1a performance if you search

> the wiki. youve got a huge leg up with a D engine already on yours but

> 90% of the rest of the tuning info and engine details apply.

This is such a great reply. Much appreciated.

I just got my gaskets and stuff from the moped junkyard (well... I got it a few days ago. Very fast shipping even during the holidays!!)

I’ll likely rebuild the carb; replace the gas lines; put in a new in line filter and see what I can do from there

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