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Have a De Vilbiss 5 kw generator with 1o hp Tecumseh engine.

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Have a De Vilbiss 5 kw generator with 1o hp Tecumseh engine. In order to remove piston must remove Rorot connected to the Crankshaft. Question:
Is the connection strait shaft with key or is the end of crankshaft tapered with key or is the rotor screwd on to the crankshaft ??
Tecumseh Engine Model:HM100 159409P
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Crankshaft is a straight taper end for generator. The rotor will have a bolt that has to be removed from center of rotor, to free the rotor. Some rotors have an internal thread , where a larger bolt screws against the outer part of rotor, and pushes against the crankshaft ,to push it off the crank.