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Old 12-07-2004, 06:04   #1 (permalink)
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i have a clevo which has only done 1500 miles (since rebuilt) and havent started it for about 8 mnths, will it be ok if i just disconnect the coil lead till i get oil pressure, also i have electric fuel pumps?i do little driving as im busy
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i have a clevo which has only done 1500 miles (since rebuilt) and havent started it for about 8 mnths, will it be ok if i just disconnect the coil lead till i get oil pressure, also i have electric fuel pumps?i do little driving as im busy
I'd prime the oil system by removing the dissy and spinning the oil pump drive then wind it over with the spark plugs removed by hand so you dont snap any rings. Then you should be able to start it.
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Or pull lead off coil and crank over on battery...I have one in back shed been sitting there since 1985!!!!
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you may also want to pull the carby off and give it a good clean and replace the gaskets.
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