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Big  hurdle   cleared  as  finally  got  to  hear  the   engine  run.  Everything  was  good  except  that  the  timing  was  advanced  to far.  Retarded  it back  further  and  the  beast  came  to  life....A  very  good day

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The Old Soldier lives again! Beyond awesome! Your dedication to this project is inspirational!

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9 hours ago, bobs1918 said:

Big  hurdle   cleared  as  finally  got  to  hear  the   engine  run. 

That is brilliant - well done!

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Good show! An exciting day!

Just in time to go out in the snow!

Steve      :thumbsup:

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Thanks   Terry   I personally   did  not  start  it  I  had   a  BIG  guy here  and  he  made  it  happen....My  plan  is  to  install  a  gear  ring  on  the  flywheel and  a  starter  motor   . I  won't always  have  a BIG  guy  around.

I  think  you  mentioned that  your  plan  on  the  BIG  Wisconsin was  to  install  a  starter.  I  don't  know  how   you  could  crank  that  monster  over  by  hand.

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Hello Bob,

 

Yes, if I can find a suitable starter! It was OEM equipment for the beast.

 

Here is a photo of a factory starter setup on a Wisconsin "AM" which is the marine

version.

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