Originally Posted by team ftb
Kickstarter shaft spline throws in the towel. Oh the joy of bump starting large bore fourstrokes, in the dirt, by yourself
. You go boy
!! Maybe the fish tacos have some Mexican "hip disease" of a few extra kilos to aid in your bumpstarting
. Enjoying the read!!
I thought I would be able to 'fix' this today. The splines were already a bit worn before I left, so I made sure to bring a longer bolt to run through the knuckle on the shaft so I could really pinch it down tight. But when I put a little pressure on the existing bolt the head broke off. I'll need to drill it out and replace the whole thing - something I won't tackle in mexico.
It's easy to bump when warm, fires right up. But I don't have a choke (I fucked it up before leaving, so it's zip tied closed), so starting when cold is a sweaty affair.
Cabo is great.
Going to shower up and head back out.