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Tech Info and Tips

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Theory & Identification

  • 2 Stroke gas engine theory
  • 4 Stroke gas engine theory
  • 4 Stroke diesel engine theory
  • Model year identification
  • 4 Stroke piston ring identification and installation layout
  • 2 Stroke piston ring identification
  • Pull chord rope size chart
  • Tire Code Decoder
  • V-Belt Identification


  • Diagnostic procedures and tips
  • Types of piston failures and causes
  • Types of bearing failures and causes

Fuel & Tuning

  • Carburetorjetting and calibration
  • Spark plug conditions and causes
  • Tecumseh 2 & 3 h.p 2 cycle engine carburetor gasket layout

Electrical & Ignition

  • Manufacturer specific wire colors and uses
  • Fuse reference chart
  • Honda CT ignition timing

Safety & Maintenance

  • Ice safety chart
  • Honda semi – auto clutch adjustment procedure