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Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2000 10:12:33
Subject: RE: Starting Up a Puch Maxi
From: John J. Carpenter
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Mike,

Thank you. I'll let you
know if it works.

Best,
Jack Carpenter

Working Dog Real Estate
28 State Street, Suite 11
Boston, Massachusetts, 02109
Tel.: 617-573-5140
Fax: 617-739-9191
www.WorkingDogRE.com
Mailto:jceltic@bellatlantic.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike _____ [mailto:monsterm21@hotmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, September 30, 2000 10:44 PM
To: moped@topica.com
Subject: Re: Starting Up a Puch Maxi

there should be 3 levers, 2 silver colored and one black colored on the
handlebars. the 2 silver are brakes and the black is a starting
lever/clutch. the "correct" starting procedure would be to get on the moped,
pull and hold the starting lever, and pedal forwards with the gas petcock in
the "on" position and the kill switch on run.(if there is one). hold and
pedal until u hear the engine start and now it's started. this is how it
SHOULD be. MAKE SURE you use FRESH gas and oil mix. the mix is usually 50:1
in puch's. if you have questions about that too, don't be afraid to ask.
also if i were u i would clean out the gas tank with nothin other than,
fresh gas, and if gas was left in the tank for 17 years, you got a HUGE
problem on your hands most likely.

mike

>From: "John J. Carpenter"
>Reply-To: moped@topica.com
>To: Moped Mail
>Subject: Starting Up a Puch Maxi
>Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 10:11:21 -0700
> >Dear Friends,
> >I have received a "new" puch maxi (1978)
>It was in storage for 17 years. It is ready
>to go but I have never started it and don't
>know how. I know it must be kick started.
> >Could you tell me exactly the procedure
>for starting up.
> >Thanks and the
> >Best,
>Jack Carpenter
> >Working Dog Real Estate
>28 State Street, Suite 11
>Boston, Massachusetts, 02109
>Tel.: 617-573-5140
>Fax: 617-739-9191
>www.WorkingDogRE.com
>Mailto:jceltic@bellatlantic.com
> >list.
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