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  1. billr replied to the thread Belt? Or chain?.

    I see there was a "running change" of the chain width in '05. I wonder which one the OP has, or if the two different timing-set widths...

    Apr 29, 2017 at 7:02 PM
  2. billr replied to the thread Slow cranking.

    Just to be sure, the starter terminal you are probing is the large one that the battery cable connects to, not the large terminal that...

    Apr 27, 2017 at 11:49 PM
  3. billr replied to the thread Slow cranking.

    It is a similar test, but not the same. From the battery positive to the starter tests the usually-red power cable. From the battery...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 11:38 PM
  4. billr replied to the thread Slow cranking.

    Do one more test, check voltage between the battery - term and the starter case, while cranking. This should be near-zero V, as should...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 3:02 PM
  5. billr replied to the thread Slow cranking.

    9.8V at battery, dropping to 6V at the starter, still kind of hints at a poor cable/connection. Did you measure the 6V, while cranking,...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM
  6. billr replied to the thread Slow cranking.

    And the battery stays up near 12V while cranking? That sounds like there is a 6V drop in the cable from the battery to starter when...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 12:50 AM