I can now start my jawa thanks to many of you respondents. It now is what i've been told is "loping", it runs with the throttle down but occillates between fast and slow. some things to note: the spark plug when removed is covered in a wet black substance (too much oil or not properly mixed?), the gasket from the intake to the engine is missing (i don't know why someone removed
thanks, a couple of these things might apply.
How exactly do I adjust the timing? Is this with the contact points? If so, how? Thanks.
Okay, I got a 50cc moped and when i try to start it the fuel does not ignite in the chamber. it has proper fuel/oil ratio, spark plug is new and spark is consistent, fuel line is clear, carb/jets are clean, exhaust is not clogged, air filter is new, piston rings are new. What are some other reasons why the fuel won't ignite? it's getting air, fuel and spark!
Hey thanks for the tips. I'll need to look into those as I cleaned the carb (now including the jets) and still it won't go for more than 5 secs. I'm glad I like projects but it'd be nice to ride. Is it possible for me to check the rings myself without pulling the entire engine apart? Gonna look at the workshop manual. And I can't make heads or tails of the thyristor: myth
I got an '88 Jawa 210 sport that yesterday. I managed to get it to start but it only runs for about five seconds (stuttering the whole time). Here's what I've checked out so far: I cleaned out the carb (did not clean the jets), cleaned out the air filter, replaced the gas and oil, checked the spark plug for a healthy spark(but not too sure what healthy looks like), adjusted the thro