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Old 12-20-2001, 06:29 PM
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The rope trick is to get the piston an inch or so away from TDC. Then you stuff the remaining space full of a soft cotton rope (through the spark plug hole). You continue to turn the crank until you are compressing the rope into the combustion chamber and jamming the valves firmly in place.

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