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Z62 timing set up

Old 11-18-2010, 10:32 AM
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i need some help with timing my z62 i have done everything it says in the manual, magneto gapcorrect, no air leaksand i still struggle to start it. what i am looking for is a picture of where the magnets should be before spinning the prop and the position the prop should be sitting at before trying to start.
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I suggest going to Toni Clark's website. He has a lot of very good info on Zenoah and the effective starting procedures. Good luck.

Sincerely, Richard
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The Mag equipped engines take more of a slap start, to quickly pass the engine through the compression stroke and get a healthy spark. I'd have the prop at about 11 and 5 o clock positions (assuming two blade here) as the top blade is just against compression. Secure the prop to the hub in this position. Back it off to about 2 o clock with the top blade (before compression) for starting, and with a good leather glove, provide a quick almost 'slap' start. You will get the hang of this. Practice several times with ignition off until you get the hang of it. With the engine correctly tuned it is pretty easy, so take your time to tune the engine and you will be in good shape!
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Default RE: Z62 timing set up

Look at some of these threads and see if they help.

I find it not that hard to hand start my G 62 on my CUB, but others do.

And Chad is correct you really have to flip/slap it hard thru the MAG and compression.

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