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Cleaning the Baja 5b pull start

Discussion in 'HPI Baja' started by WoodiE, Feb 27, 2007.

  1. WoodiE

    WoodiE Kind of good admin.
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    This is a simple tutorial on how to do a light cleaning on your HPI Baja 5b pull start after a day of running.
    The pull start acts as a dirt and grass trap and collects a large amount of debris every time you run. Its recommended that you clean it out after a day of running or more often if needed. The flywheel acts as an induction fan and pulls everything that comes close to...



    Cleaning the Baja 5b pull start
     
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    Alot of us are using graphite lock lubricant. Works great.
     
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    These tutorials you guys are putting together are super! Way to go! Will help the new guys and first timers out tremendously.
     
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    Saved my ass a couple times:) .I think the pics help alot,I can read something a hundred times and still have problems,but give me pics to go by and.......
     
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    WHY not use one of the pullstart covers guys keeps it all mint
     
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    Mine still gets dirty on the inside, even with an outerwears cover. The motor pulls in dirt from all over.
     
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    I use the cover as shown in the tutorial. After just one tank running on the street and in medium length grass in the park across the street I still got a load of crap in the starter / flywheel compartment.

    If you look at the pic, you will see a bunch of stuck dirt on the outside of the pull start. It was the same on the inside. I also had a bunch of grass in there at the back under the flywheel.