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  1. Mastermind

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    Ok gents. This saw is odd enough to get me to post a thread about it. I even got my real camera out for it.

    It's not that the fuel injection part was really interesting.....nor the port layout. But the disassembly.

    So here we go.

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    I ve been waiting for this thread for a long time. Following!!!!

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    Sorta cool way to hold on the hood....

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    Ain't nuttin to the throttle body.

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    Lot's of wires here......but it's all simple stuff.

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    Ok.....unplug the wire from the front two connections. The rear connection is just for the kill switch.

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    Removing this piece allows access to unhook the fuel lines.

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    Take these two screws out.....but don't bother to wrestle with the handlebar.

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    Then these two.....

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    And this one....

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    Unhook the fuel lines here.

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    Unhook the coil lead....

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    Now it just sorta slides apart.

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    The injector and wiring. And the reason it's best to pull the fuel tank.

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    Then just unhook this little wire here...

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    And pull the jug....

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    Now a look at the muffler baffle. Just seems to be made to direct the sound toward the recoil side.

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    This sorta reminds me of a 200T LOL

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    But this does not.

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    The jug and port layout is pretty ordinary.

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    Well.....the combustion chamber is a little different.

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    And.....that's all I have for now.
     
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    Isn't that black plug on the coil for the soup-can warmer?
     
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    I doubt the guys that designed this saw ever ate soup outta the can.
     
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    Here's why I'm done with the 500s for now.

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    Just a few of many.....
     
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    I was really hoping you'd do a thread on the 500i. Thank you for that.
     
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    Looks like you need to get Bubba working on those orange saws.
     
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    I'm not done yet. I'll be posting on the mods too.
     
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    How does the 500 compensate for the mods? Does it tune itself? Or does it have to be reflashed ? I'm not familiar with how smart these saws are or aren't.
     
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    Dang I don't follow enough these days. I heard fuel injection was coming but didn't realize it was out. Dang look at all those wires and crap. I like my old school saws.

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    More air = more fuel. Simple.

    The harder I make it run.....the more air it's gonna pull into it.
     
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    I noticed that you did not take down the pull cord assembly, flywheel, ignition module, etc. I guess that's all old hat. Something has to be. Right? Also, how easy is it to check for a good spark?
     
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