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Offline aclarke

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Re: 359
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2015, 07:22:14 pm »
How much higher is the piston?  FWIW 359 Piston works in 6400 Dolmar too

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Re: 359
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2015, 03:49:18 pm »
From the top of pin boss to top of piston.
359 - .554
361 - .702
Difference is .148
Still need to track down a 361 piston pin bearing to see if it will work. Or I will have to make the pin bosses bigger in the 361 piston. Should have the rest of my parts by Tuesday or Wednesday.
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Re: 359
« Reply #32 on: December 16, 2015, 09:31:11 pm »
If you remove the transfer covers and reattach with sealant instead of gaskets, you will need to nip a thread or two off the screws. Otherwise they will give a bump in the bore.

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Re: 359
« Reply #33 on: December 16, 2015, 09:42:00 pm »
Thanks for the heads up.
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Re: 359
« Reply #34 on: December 23, 2015, 06:00:02 am »
Got it back together. Realized when I was putting it back together that I needed a new oil pump gear. I did remove the base gasket for a squish around .30. Don't remember have it written down some where. Opened up the lower transfers and a little work on the uppers. Making some test cuts yesterday and it pulls very well. Did a muffler mod. Found that if you want to remove the baffle plate on the inside you are better to cut the whole thing in half than just grinding the seem. They have that thing  spot welded everywhere. Only problem I have with it is if you rev the saw slowly off idle it goes way lean on fuel and will shut off or almost shutoff. If you pull the trigger back wideopen it never misses a beat. Not sure if the carb or my porting. Does have the HDA 175 carb. Fun build and a nice little saw.
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Re: 359
« Reply #35 on: December 23, 2015, 08:05:28 am »
The 199 carb has a accelerator pump and will act like you say if the low speed needle is just slightly lean. I don't know about your carb?
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