Author Topic: Intek Compression Release. I am tired of replacing cams on my lawn mower.  (Read 85 times)

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Offline LameGrassCutter

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Guys I am barely capable of replacing the cam and plastic governor on my 17.5 hp single cyl intek engine.
I am about to have to replace the cam the second time because of the cheap compression release assembly coming apart inside my engine.
I have seen reference to replacing the cam and leaving off the compression release assembly then buying a high torque starter.

Is there a starter available that will turn over a stock motor and fit in the stock location?
If not what changes have to be made? New flywheel?
Any help you guys can provide would be great! I just want to mow my lawn without having to pick pieces out of the engine every second year.
If you could provide as much detail as possible, like part numbers, what cca rated battery will i need to turn the starter? will i need to replace the stock solenoid? if so what part number?

Thanks in advance for all your help
Lee



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How big of a lot are you mowing that you wear out a cam in 2 years?
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The cam is fine, the compression release centrifugal what ever you call it that is on the cam self destructs and then the starter cant turn the motor over. And even if it could would you really want to run it with little pieces of compression release laying inside the engine.


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