Two Stroke Engine Repair and Maintenance

Author: Paul Dempsey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071625401
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Get Peak Performance from Two-Stroke Engines Do you spend more time trying to start your weed trimmer than you do enjoying your backyard? With this how-to guide, you can win the battle with the temperamental two-stroke engine. Written by long-time mechanic and bestselling author Paul Dempsey, Two-Stroke Engine Repair & Maintenance shows you how to fix the engines that power garden equipment, construction tools, portable pumps, mopeds, generators, trolling motors, and more. Detailed drawings, schematics, and photographs along with step-by-step instructions make it easy to get the job done quickly. Save time and money when you learn how to: Troubleshoot the engine to determine the source of the problem Repair magnetos and solid-state systems--both analog and digital ignition modules Adjust and repair float-type, diaphragm, and variable venturi carburetors Fabricate a crankcase pressure tester Fix rewind starters of all types Overhaul engines--replace crankshaft seals, main bearings, pistons, and rings Work with centrifugal clutches, V-belts, chains, and torque converters

Two Stroke Engine Repair and Maintenance

Author: Paul Dempsey
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 0071625399
Release Date: 2009-09-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Get Peak Performance from Two-Stroke Engines Do you spend more time trying to start your weed trimmer than you do enjoying your backyard? With this how-to guide, you can win the battle with the temperamental two-stroke engine. Written by long-time mechanic and bestselling author Paul Dempsey, Two-Stroke Engine Repair & Maintenance shows you how to fix the engines that power garden equipment, construction tools, portable pumps, mopeds, generators, trolling motors, and more. Detailed drawings, schematics, and photographs along with step-by-step instructions make it easy to get the job done quickly. Save time and money when you learn how to: Troubleshoot the engine to determine the source of the problem Repair magnetos and solid-state systems--both analog and digital ignition modules Adjust and repair float-type, diaphragm, and variable venturi carburetors Fabricate a crankcase pressure tester Fix rewind starters of all types Overhaul engines--replace crankshaft seals, main bearings, pistons, and rings Work with centrifugal clutches, V-belts, chains, and torque converters

Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine Maintenance and Repair

Author: Dave Boothroyd
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 9781785001215
Release Date: 2016-03-31
Genre: Transportation

A workshop guide to the strip-down, rebuild, maintenance and repair of two-stroke motorcycle engines. Author Dave Boothroyd covers the principles and practice of two-stroke engine work, examining a wide range of marques and road, racing and trail motorcycles. With over 450 colour photographs, this new book covers: the chronological development of two-stroke engines and workshop procedures for each era; the examination of each major engine component in turn, including cylinder head, piston, piston rings, crankcase, flywheel, bearings, inlet manifold, clutch, gearbox and primary drive, and, finally, racing motorcycles and tuning engines for best performance; diagnosing problems and workshop safety. This practical reference guide is for the two-stroke motorcycle owner or restorer and is illustrated throughout with over 450 colour photographs.

Small Engine Repair For Dummies

Author: Consumer Dummies
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0470930624
Release Date: 2014-06-23
Genre: Transportation

Your hands-on manual for repairing small engines Small engines are a common staple among in most home garrages. Proper care and maintenance is critical to ensure an engine's lifetime and performance are maximized. Small Engine Repair For Dummies provides you with a do-it-yourself manual for small engine repair, complete with step by step instructions and money-saving tips. You'll get all the information you need to fix your own, portable pumps; motorcycles; gas powered tools, chain saws, lawn care equiopment and other outdoor gadgets without ever leaving your garage. The operation of basic two-stroke and four-stroke engines Diagnosing mechanical, fuel, and electrical problems Replacing parts, oil changes, engine tune-ups, belt replacements, and more Small Engine Repair For Dummies is a plain-English instruction manual for anyone with the tools to perform small engine repair at home.

The High Performance Two Stroke Engine

Author: John Dixon
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
ISBN: 1844250458
Release Date: 2005-07-15
Genre: Transportation

The two-stroke engine is widely used in both motorcycle racing and kart racing, and in very large numbers in model car, boat and aircraft competition. The mechanical simplicity of the two-stroke engine gives it tremendous appeal, and makes it a tempting target for tuning operations, but the key to successful design, development and modification is knowledge of the engine¿s operating principles. This in-depth technical study of two-stroke theory and practice is intended to help would-be engine tuners to better understand the engine and the processes taking place within it, and thereby to obtain improved performance.

Small Gas Engine Repair

Author: Paul Dempsey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071640959
Release Date: 2008-05-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering

SAVE MONEY BY HANDLING YOUR OWN SMALL GAS ENGINE MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR JOBS The Third Edition of Small Gas Engine Repair shows you how to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in garden equipment, chain saws, pumps, and standby generators. Completely revised and updated and offering a step-by-step approach, this bestseller covers all you need to know to repair and maintain a small gas engine and get professional results while saving money. This in-depth guide by master mechanic Paul Dempsey includes the latest in small engine technology and gives you up-to-date information on overhead valve and overhead cam engines, carburetion advances, digital ignition systems, and more. Dempsey explains how to troubleshoot and repair both two- and four-cycle engines. The author also reveals the shortcuts, field fixes, and other tricks of the trade that only working mechanics know. In this Third Edition you'll find: New information on float-type and diaphragm carburetors The latest ignition systems, together with advances in pollution-control devices More than 50% new material added INSIDE THIS GAS ENGINE REPAIR GUIDE: Basics • Troubleshooting • Ignition Systems • Fuel System • Rewind Starters • Electrical System • Engine Mechanical[not a major section; addressed only briefly in this book]

Outboard Motors Maintenance and Repair Manual

Author: Jean-Luc Pallas
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574092356
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Reference

The aim of this book, with its superb step by step photographs and detailed diagrams is to enable every owner to understand the workings of an outboard motor (2 or 4 stroke) and be able to fix it with relative ease. It includes: an explanation of the different parts that make up the engine and how they interact; how fuel is transformed into propulsion; regular maintenance and repair worksheets to help even the most mechanically ignorant to work on their outboard engine with confidence; the most common causes of breakdown; troubleshooting tables to allow you to diagnose and fix the most common engine problems and advice on how to winterize your outboard in one short afternoon. After reading this book, your outboard will no longer be a potential bother to you but an ally for better boating.

Two Stroke Performance Tuning

Author: A. Bell
Publisher: Haynes Publishing
ISBN: 1859606199
Release Date: 1999-11-28
Genre: Transportation

Engine-tuning expert A. Graham Bell steers you through the various modifications that can be made to coax maximum useable power output and mechanical reliability from your two-stroke. Fully revised with the latest information on all areas of engine operation, from air and fuel, through carburation, ignition, cylinders, porting, reed and rotary valves, and exhaust systems to cooling and lubrication, dyno tuning and gearing.

Small Engine Repair

Author: John Haynes
Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
ISBN: 1563922983
Release Date: 1999-08-27
Genre: Transportation

Covers 5.5hp through 20hp four-stroke engines.

Marine Diesel Engines

Author: Nigel Calder
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071779999
Release Date: 2006-10-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Praise for this boating classic: “The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject.”—Sailing World “Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”—Motor Boat & Yachting “Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”—Cruising World Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to: Diagnose and repair engine problems Perform routine and annual maintenance Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine

AC Maintenance Repair Manual for Outboard Motors

Author: Jean Luc Pallas
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781472901231
Release Date: 2013-08-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The aim of this book with its detailed step-by-step colour photographs and diagrams, is to enable every owner to fix their outboard motor with ease. Troubleshooting tables help diagnose potential problems, and there is advice on regular maintenance and winterising and repair. Jean-Luc Pallas's enthusiasm for passing on his knowledge, as well as his clear explanations, precise advice and step-by-step instructions make this a unique book.

Motor Cycle Tuning two stroke

Author: John Robinson
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 075061806X
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Transportation

In this well established book, now brought up to date in a second edition, the Technical Editor of `Performance Bikes' shows you how to evaluate your engine, how to assess what work you can undertake yourself, and what is best left to a specialist. The great attraction of the two-stroke is its enormous potential, contrasted with its appealing simplicity. Armed with little more than a set of files, you can make profound changes to the output power of a two-stroke. But these changes will increase the power only if you know what you are doing. `Motor Cycle Tuning (Two-stroke)' will therefore guide you through the necessary stages which can enable a stock roadster engine can be turned into a machine capable of winning open-class races, for an outlay which is positively low by racing standards. Very few other books on engine development and most of these are either devoted to car engines or are out of date Promoted by PERFORMANCE BIKES

Small Engine Repair

Author: John Haynes
Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
ISBN: 1850106665
Release Date: 1990-12-23
Genre: Transportation

A comprehensive manual covering everything you need to know about small engine repair and maintenance. Includes step-by-step instructions and hundreds of photos. All there is to know about Small Engine Repair for up to and including 5 HP engines: • Includes Briggs & Stratton, Honda, Sears Craftsman and Tecumseh • Maintenance • Repair • Troubleshooting Book Summary • Tools and equipment • Shop practices and safety • Troubleshooting • Tune-up and maintenance procedures • Carburetor adjustment and overhaul • Ignition system servicing • Recoil starter repairs • Repair and overhaul instructions • Comprehensive specs Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Setting up shop Chapter 2: General shop practices Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Chapter 4: Tune-up and routine maintenance Chapter 5: Repair procedures common to all engines Chapter 6: Briggs & Stratton engines Chapter 7: Tecumseh/Craftsman engines Chapter 8: Honda engines