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D7 3T pony motor not starting

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8 months 1 week ago #249211 by V14
Replied by V14 on topic D7 3T pony motor not starting
They will check if they can get parts, but told me rebuilding through them would take probably 2 plus years since they considered it a specialty item.

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8 months 1 week ago #249217 by V14
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Pulled the carb again to check out the butterfly, noticed a bolt at the bottom that I didn't see before. Pulled it out and the passage was completely clogged up. Cleaned it up put everything back in the ultrasonic cleaner. Hopefully that was the issue, figured it would be something simple I missed but man do I feel dumb...Will put it back together tomorrow and see if that was the issue but based on how much gunk I cleared out of it I'm pretty positive that was the issue.

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8 months 1 week ago #249218 by ctsnowfighter
Photo's really help others to help you.
They also help others that may be running into the same situations.

This is an example of why parts books and schematics are so vital in the repair of machines.
CTS

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8 months 1 week ago #249219 by V14
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I hardly ever take photos but do have the parts books and manuals. Regardless, I was told a hundred times in here to make sure the passages were clear and missed one even though I was certain I had them clear. If this clears it up I'll be happy but also pretty mad I spent a month plus wasting time on a simple thing. 

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8 months 1 week ago #249222 by Cat Yellow1
Sounds like you found your problem.  If you feel the advice here was really helpful, perhaps you could become a member of the club.
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8 months 1 week ago #249223 by trainzkid88
we found our liked a round half choke to run. especially till it was well warmed up.

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8 months 6 days ago #249231 by V14
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Put the carb back together and got it back on the pony. Had to hand choke it for a second and thought I was back to square one but after adjusting my idle and high speed screws it ran perfectly fine wide open. I also gave my butterfly a little more packing and made a better little knob thing that was broken from inside my original carb top and that fixed the choke issue as well. Now onto the other problems, thanks again to all of you for the help and I'll certainly be subscribing as a member soon.
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8 months 6 days ago #249232 by gary in CA
Awesome.Glad to hear you were successful

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8 months 6 days ago #249233 by ctsnowfighter
Thoughts and words of encouragement from one that has been down very similar "roads" and tribulations in the past.
Success sometimes comes from the long road of hard knocks, lessons that will remain with you long after the orginal issue is solved.

You will undoubtably run into more issues and have more questions as you embark upon this journey. You have only begun the adventure! There will always be something arise at one time or another.
Take the time to study the problem, become familiar with the components and procedures before embarking on the repair.
The carburetor on this starting engine is quite simple compared to the other components on this machine. Some of these components require complex and exact repair procedures and can be quite hazardous if one is not well versed or aware. As an example: fuel injection systems, high pressures, very close tollerances and exacting procedures in repair and adjustments.
Ask questions, follow through with the suggestions and guidance of those knowledgeable in the field. This ACMOC FORUM is a source no printed material can begin to duplicate.
It is equally important to be clear in the terminology in describing the part or problem, that has been an issue here.
I think I can speak for many here - We are HAPPY to have this problem solved and know you have been successful. This has been a long and arduos thread to reach the solution.
CTS
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8 months 6 days ago #249236 by Cat Yellow1

This has been a long and arduos thread to reach the solution.
CTS

Reminds me of George and the D9 in Hawaii a few years ago. Looked forward to his updates and eventually got the problem solved with the help of the forum.
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