Armchair diagnostics- hard warm start

Don Wilcox leanintree at
Mon Mar 29 08:47:51 PDT 2010

Hi Bill,
That would be last season as well. Knowledgeable buddy and I went through it
with my own 2 hands. A couple tight at that time, but nothing way whacko. We
brought back to spec and buttoned her up.
Don in GJ

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 8:56 AM, William K Denton <wkdenton at>wrote:

> Don,
> When was the last time you had your valve clearances checked?
> Bill Denton
> Yardley, PA
> wkdenton at
> Lazarus Cycleworks, LLC
> We Breathe New Life into Old Bikes
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Don Wilcox" <leanintree at>
>  then when I try to restart, I have to crank the hell out of it, choke,
>> prime, couple pumps, no pumps...  Seems like a couple of healthy pumps
>> then
>> starting with NO throttle does the trick most often, but it's still
>> frustrating and it floors me that I can start cold easier than warm.

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