Reply to post: Re: Starting handles

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

CrazyOldCatMan Silver badge

Re: Starting handles

A rugby playing friend once tried to start it that way - and found it was impossible

Even a paltry A-series 1098cc engine in a Morris Minor isn't an easy engine to crank over by the starter handle. Hence my deployment of the morotbike-kickstart method.

If you got it wrong the starter handle would spring back and hit you very hard across the shin so I tended to wear my bike boots to do it since they had a nice thick panel on the front..

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