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Can I reverse the direction of the output rotor shaft of a two stroke engine ? If yes how ? Answered

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lemonie (author)2012-03-26

Like others: reverse the starting direction and adjust the timing - that's the hard bit because you'll have to rearrange the Magneto-devices unless the timing is pretty-much TDC.

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rickharris (author)2012-03-26

Asteve says a lot of 2 strokes will run in either direction if started that way.

Famously the Messerschmidt bubble car had an electrical reverse that started the engine in the other direction.

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steveastrouk (author)2012-03-26

Many will, especially if they are timed so the spark is very close to TDC.

How is it started now ?

Steve

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