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.

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]

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.

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 Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment

Author: Peter Hunn
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 9781627881401
Release Date: 2014-03-15
Genre: House & Home

This new book is more than a simple engine repair manual. Designed for the beginner with little or no mechanical experience, Small Engines & Outdoor Power Equipment is a graphically appealing, step-by-step guide that covers all of the most important engine maintenance and repair skills you’ll need to keep your equipment running at peak performance. It also shows exactly how to perform mechanical upkeep and repairs on the most common outdoor power implements, including lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saws, power washers, generators, leaf blowers, rototillers, wood splitters, lawn edgers, and weed whips. With clear how-to photos and detailed diagrams, you’ll see exactly what needs to be done. A comprehensive troubleshooting guide helps you define problems and enact solutions. With Small Engines & Outdoor Power Equipment in your library, you won’t need to haul the lawn mower off to the repair center and wait a few weeks just because a filter is plugged or the old gas needs to be replaced. Among the many skills you’ll learn are seasonal tune-ups, changing oil, servicing spark plugs, cleaning filters, replacing a muffler, servicing the fuel tank, overhauling a carburetor, servicing brakes, inspecting a flywheel, replacing a fuel pump, and replacing a rewind cord.

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.

Small Engine Care Repair

Author: Daniel London
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 158923121X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Complete maintenance and repair instructions, with full-color photos and illustrations.