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I found an old dirt compactor in a warehouse and made an offer on it. The agreed price was $70. I was more than happy with the price as it costs tha...
I took it home and tried to start it up but had no luck :(
The first thing it noticed was that the spark plugs were dead. I changed them and still no luck.
Then I decided go to TechShop and try to repair this vintage (30 years old) dirt compactor.
After spending a lot of time and not getting a spark a DC approached me and offered to help me with this project. Dream Consultant s, "DCs" are the...
After filing the contacts, he told me that we needed to adjust the gap of the contact to 0.020. I started looking for a blade caliper, after inquiring...
Then I put gas (everything was completely dry: carburetor, gas tank) I was so surprised to push the switch and the motor started, coughing and chuggi...
I adjusted the carburater and was ready to get busy
The end result of this project will be the compaction of dirt shoulder in front of my house in La Honda, CA This project will take approximately 40 h...
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