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"The Bug" (Onan welder generator)

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Old 03-05-2007, 05:28:34 PM
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I have a generator/welder. I've been told they call it the bug and I need to know how to fix it. I need manual's or able to pick someone else's brain. I have been told to junk it. No! I can't do that. I'll make it run or die trying!

It is of course an ONAN, specification no. 6CCK 331P/1136C, Serial no. 28B582409. Tell me where to go (not literally) and what to read. I'm just sitten in the busted knuckle garage of mine. Starin at this green machine, wondering where to put the rachet!!

Thanks Guys, MUSCLE
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It would be very helpful, if you told us, what doesn't work, and what does work, so we can advise you on where to start. Does it turn over? Does it
run? Does it produce Power? What does the DataPlate Show? Who OEM'd
the Genend, and who assembled, and than sold the unit?

Inquiring Minds what to know........

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Inquiring Minds want to know........

WANT to know? MUST know!!
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I think he's talking about a early 70s gasdrive that was built like a wheelbarrow. It was of highly questionable parentage, with a bug decal on yellow sheetmetal cowling over the generator end that also housed the gas tank.

The machines themselves and the dealerships tended to be shortlived due to the inability of the engine to hold up at the high rpm required, and the electrics being insufficient to the job they were required to do.
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