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Post  rosevilla on Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:51 pm

Hi does anyone know the cause , I have a F/B Falcon with a Villiers 8E and periodicaly the kick start lever does not catch ,it is not slipping on the splines,
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Post  piston 197 on Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:20 pm

Bob ,if you take the end case offf the gear box ,(or one of the spare ones i think you may have) the kick start shaft has a ratchet pawl which is spung out into the end gear,this pawl is probably either worn ,the corresponding gear worn,or the spring/pawl sticking,JH
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