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#1 fishingbud OFFLINE  

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Posted August 10, 2013 - 11:07 PM

I get about 40 psi to 50 psi with a squirt of oil for compression. Anyone know if this is about normal? Thanks!

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Posted August 10, 2013 - 11:59 PM

I'm almost positive the H70 has a compression release on it? If so you wouldn't get a good reading when checking compression. Only way to do it would be if you could spin the engine backwards while checking it.



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Posted August 11, 2013 - 06:20 AM

How is it running. If it's only got 40 -50 pounds it wouldn't run very well.  When in doubt I usually pull the head and have a look at things. 



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Posted August 11, 2013 - 07:30 AM

50-60 pounds is low but still good for a small engine.  Tell us more about how it is running, or if you are just checking it over.  I've seen engines run like a champ with much less than that. 

 

I'm almost positive the H70 has a compression release on it? If so you wouldn't get a good reading when checking compression. Only way to do it would be if you could spin the engine backwards while checking it.

 

I didn't think the H70 had a compression release.  Maybe I'm wrong, though. 

 

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Posted August 11, 2013 - 11:30 AM

50-60 pounds is low but still good for a small engine.  Tell us more about how it is running, or if you are just checking it over.  I've seen engines run like a champ with much less than that. 

 

 

I didn't think the H70 had a compression release.  Maybe I'm wrong, though. 

 

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I am not sure if they do? I have never had one to check.



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Posted August 11, 2013 - 02:27 PM

Oh it runs great, just checking it over while it's on my bench...

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Posted August 11, 2013 - 03:46 PM

 The service manual that I have published by Interac covers all engines from Acme to Wisconsin Robin says that all models  Between H70 and TVM220, Do have compression release.

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It also states that models between HH70 and HH120, Compression release is used on some models.It does not say which ones

 


Edited by new restorer, August 11, 2013 - 03:51 PM.

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Posted August 11, 2013 - 07:12 PM

Well i guess I'll just run it. Runs well and was just curious i guess




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