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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Husker » March 29th, 2019, 6:05 pm

So I was installing the parking brake assembly as pretty much a final item and I am without the parking brake return spring

Anyone know of a civilian replacement my search of the forum and google found me nothing
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Surveyor » March 29th, 2019, 10:27 pm

Armyjeepparts has them for $3.50 +sh. Dont know of a cross reference but I'm sure napa would have one or similar enough. Someone would need to bring a loose one in to compare.
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Husker » April 8th, 2019, 12:26 pm

Thanks!

So I drove it around for prolonged periods and it eventually starts surging due to fuel starvation I think and the generator isn’t doing the best job charging the batteries either
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Husker » April 8th, 2019, 9:01 pm

I also have had to drive with the choke a bit on because it just kinda bucks under load without it......
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Surveyor » April 8th, 2019, 9:39 pm

Husker wrote:...think and the generator isn’t doing the best job charging the batteries either


The Easy Way pamplet - https://archive.org/details/PAM750-33
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby rickf » April 9th, 2019, 7:22 am

The fact that it has sat for years and what you are describing tells me the carb needs a good cleaning and probably a rebuild.

And on the charging be sure the belts are tight, they probably dried out after sitting for years and loosened up. Check all of the connections, unplug the regulator and plug it back in a couple tomes to clean the connections. (Not running and switch off)
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Husker » April 9th, 2019, 8:14 am

It sat for a year after it’s rebuild but I can clean the carb and inspect it I’m planning to pull the gen (60AMP) after testing if there is any indication of failure and get it checked by a local shop. Another thought was if my batteries are not strong enough

The carb is a 13660B I already pulled the emissions cap off it when I did the tuning but screwed all the way out which is what the manual had said.......
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby rickf » April 9th, 2019, 8:48 am

You screwed the idle mixture screw all the way out? Ok, but did you screw it back in? It should be screwed it till it just seats gently and then backed out two full turns. This will get you in the ball park to get it running. If you cannot adjust it to stumble by backing it out a couple turns and also by running it in a few turns then the passages are clogged. Take the mixture screw all the way out and spray carb cleaner down there a few ties followed by compressed air and reset the mixture screw. This should (but not always) clean out the idle passages. Once you get the mixture set to the best idle the you want to back the mixture screw out to where it just starts to stumble and then in a half turn. This will give you a little rich idle but will also eliminate the flat spot. Keep in mind that all of the other tune up items have to be correct. Timing and valve setting and points if you have them.
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Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Postby Husker » April 9th, 2019, 1:02 pm

Ok I’ll try that to
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