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Old 06-26-2017, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by King of Obsolete View Post
yes, the engine will never start because it is seized and the bar starter just breaks it free. you will never break a tooth off the flywheel or bendix because the small diameter armature will break before that will happen. in 30 years of use, i have never had a problem that is why i built it in the first place.

the grader engine is back together and a week from now when the gasket goo is dry i can try starting the engine with a real electric starter hooked to the batterys, lol.

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I think it's a great idea, and back when I had to break seized engines free, I sure wish I had thought of it.
I used to use a pry bar on the teeth of the flywheel, after filling the engine to the tits with diesel for a week.
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