No, don't worry about the time stuff. I know that you are a busy man. Yes, I'm burning well, and right color. Really hope that I can get out there and ride a bit more when this crazy weather clears up. So, I'm right at about 620 miles now, and keep my fingers crossed. Considering these little engines are made very wam band, it's holding it's own. Tell ya what, I really hate that even running synthetic oil, with very easy throttle, you're still just going against how you part your hair when it comes to just how long they will last?! I'll keep you posted on just how long it does last? Uno, I'll say this, for what it is, it's very babied.............
PVC i]s [going[wild? }Sor3r3y, hope all i]swell!!!
Hey there GN,
The 66cc is running great at 400+. I always chop plug after each run and get a good light chocolate color. This time when I was last out for a few miles, I looked at plug, and center of plug was a solid white? Confused here ,because engine is and still runs strong, and runs like it always has.......(but whire in color?).......
What do you think? PS-NGK B6, with synthetic Amsoil Dominator and 3rd notch down from max lean.
Sure need a little help if you have time...
I Saw your message on crank seals. I have one that leaks all the time and with gobs of oil in the case and keeps running. Never the less, I need to replace both seals which appear to be metal with rubber coating (11.8x27x3.8) and I can't find a seal with those measurements. I have restored some old Honda's but never had to pull these seals before. Is the best way to get them out to mark the shaft for alignment, tap the rotor out and pull them with a needle nose pliers?
You said, "Watch for the woodruff key, don't loose it. Superglue the key into the keyway in the shaft when you re-assemble." Is that with the flat side in the shaft with the round side in the stator? It popped out before I knew it.
Hope that everthing is well. The reason I mail, is because I thought you would know about rear cassette on my Schwinn Gateway bike. So, wonder if some cassettes or gears, are not to be removed?
I've looked everywhere, and believe sense Schwinn sold out to CHINA, from 2009 They rebet cassettes on bike hub? Tell me I'm wrong?????
Well, just thought you should know................I took head gasket off........Da"", really pulls major....... Wonder if it will stay like that with a 66cc Skyhawk Slant?
Plug is a good tan , and so much more torque for a 44T.
I was worried I was moving to fast in break-in.
Appreciate return............................... Glen
As far as chains go, a 415 is a 415 no matter who made it.
Sprockets and chains are sized accordingly to each other. One problem I had was the cheap Chinese engine sprocket had the valleys between the teeth machined too deep for the chain to wrap completely around it. It would get hung up in the tips if the teeth. I had to file the teeth shorter a little at a time until the chain would wrap around it properly. Another thing to keep an eye on is that the rollers of the chain actually fit all the way down into the valleys of the sprocket as well. Considering the quality of the Chinese sprockets, it would not surprise me at all if they are too narrow at the bottom for the rollers to fit in properly.
If the Creative sprocket is giving you troubles, ask Pirate for their advice. I have not had one issue with my Creative sprocket so I cannot really advise modifying it in any way that might void any warranty that Pirate may offer you.
Thanks for your reply. I did buy the HD415 chain from Pirate with the Creative sprocket. I have two sprockets (one direct from Creative). The chain will only go about a third of the way around then does not line up. I will check a bike shop that may have the Tsubaki 415 maybe they can tell me what I am doing wrong. Obviously I am very new at this. I just wondered if different chains go with different teeth sprockets. Thanks again!
Bob from FL. I have the sprocket from Creative but can't get the HD chain to fit on sprocket. I nee to order but exactly what chain should I be using?