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Help! diesel reed help

Post  robot797 on Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:59 pm

i just dismanteled my diesel engine
i wanted to cleen it but now i found a weird thing
there are 2 reeds stacked ontop of eachother

can this do harm

and can this explain why i had to turn the needle 7 turns open to get it to run
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Post  Oldenginerod on Thu Apr 02, 2015 10:02 pm

I can't see any good reason to have 2 reeds fitted. Diesel should need nothing different. Sounds like a mistake- 2 must have been stuck together on assembly. Are they mylar? I would be easy to do with mylar reeds.
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Post  robot797 on Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:30 am

It is a steel reed
And I have removed one
Tonight I will test it
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