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    dkirk reacted to dfrisk's post in the thread Blown head gasket :( with Like Like.
    Us "Ole Timers" that remember Reverend BOB and Kentucky KEN remember Bob torched the head (Yes, that's the technical term for blowing...
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    dkirk reacted to PACub100's post in the thread 2nd Coil with Like Like.
    I'm glad my brother is into electrical work... cuz once I got to "micro farads" my left eye started blinking uncontrollably and I think...
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    dkirk reacted to Greg Riutzel's post in the thread 2nd Coil with Like Like.
    1st off the coil primary winding resistance NEEDS to be at least in the 3.2-3.5 ohm range. It's better if it's 3.5-3.7 ohms. My...
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    dkirk reacted to dfrisk's post in the thread 2nd Coil with Like Like.
    I think DAVE may be on to something there. I had a 129 that the flywheel was missing 5 FIVE blower vanes in a row off the flywheel, it...
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    dkirk reacted to Jay Fetters's post in the thread 2nd Coil with Like Like.
    Hmm... Mr. Kirk, I believe I will remount the coil in a suitable locale, and see what happens. Thank you for the suggestion.
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    dkirk replied to the thread 2nd Coil.
    The Quietline series of Cub Cadets featured a rubber-mounted engine. The ignition coil was mounted to the engine, thus all engine...
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    dkirk reacted to PACub100's post in the thread 2nd Coil with Like Like.
    I better not blow through 6 coils - wow! 😳 It could be something else, though my first thinking is the coil. It was running fine and...
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    dkirk replied to the thread Dave Kirk shoutout.
    I need to send Taryl a little something for dental work.
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    dkirk reacted to kmcconaughey's post in the thread coil question and introduction with Like Like.
    David K., thank you for clearing that resistor issue up.
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    dkirk replied to the thread coil question and introduction.
    My rule of thumb - if the Kohler is not running, the key is in my pocket. Don't retrofit with a hotrod, high energy coil. Primary...
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    dkirk reacted to tkhoffman's post in the thread coil question and introduction with Like Like.
    Right off, if coil exploded, don't put voltage to it, it's been compromised. I have had old cars with key left on, weld the points...
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    dkirk reacted to kmcconaughey's post in the thread coil question and introduction with Like Like.
    What David is referring to is that the correct coil has to have the resistor inside it. Here's some that would be correct: EDIT: Please...
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    dkirk reacted to jkoenig's post in the thread K321 Crank with Like Like.
    I would also suggest studying the Engine build and balancing writings of David Kirk (Kirk Engines box at top of page) and consider his...
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    dkirk reacted to etopel's post in the thread Engine spacers on a 1650? with Like Like.
    Unless someone machined the bosses on the pan because they were worn and put the the spacers in to compensate.
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    dkirk reacted to Stevenovick1's post in the thread 1450 heavy duty front spindles with Like Like.
    David i got those. Got the Timkin bearings. Jina bearings getting tossed. And my buddy’s machining me a plate to hold the front wheel...
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