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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    Oh... well i think find a brass adapter at either hardware, auto parts, or hobby store. I can say they definitely sell an adapter for those sizes at car parts store. it is plastic but still can...
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    choke plate - remove the 2 screws holding the choke plate and it slides out.

    for the fuel, i took my crescent wrench to hold it and turned it to horizontal. (sorry but this is my idea that worked...
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    Re: Snapper Wisconsin engine Q

    Yes, that is what i did. Mine, I confirmed the choke closes but it still isn't strong enough to pull fuel up. I don't know if it is supposed to be a mix screw but there is a brass screw (part33 in...
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    I got mine from ebay. I moved the choke to the new one because the new choke is higher than original.
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  5. Repairs Re: Snapper self propel belt keeps coming off

    Both are 4cycle - 185's.

    Actually, i also got a second one. Being the second one was for $40, it was complete and i thought "i can keep the first one for parts". I ended up brazing making an...
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    Re: Honda transmission

    3x HRM215(sold)
    1x Similar to 215 but sightly different.. don't have pic on me right now.(sold)
    1x dont have # on me, steel deck(sold)

    1x HRC216 not too bad right now but showing signs.(selling)...
  7. Walk behind Re: i have a 10525 gold pro series dura force 6.5 hp

    Small world. I got one this weekend. Mine there was a clog in the fuel tank- no fuel flowing(is there a filter in there?). Mine is steel deck though.. Was this an "option" of did toro already ditch...
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    Re: Honda transmission

    I've come across a few Hondas with plastic deck a few years older than yours but all 5 with the same "feature". Propel works find but wheels are locked when u try to pull back after disengage. If the...
  9. Repairs Re: Snapper self propel belt keeps coming off

    Your pics make it look like the shafts are not parallel. the bolt that holds the idler pulley - it looks like the bolt that holds the idler pulley is bent or the holder is bent. Definitely make sure...
  10. Re: Newbie and 10 yr old son have another question -- seized needle valve

    Oh, well then...
    If it is a Tecumseh motor, then there is a rubber ring that the carb needle seats. If it still sticks replace that ring. If it is a Briggs and Stratton, then there is such ring. I...
  11. Re: Newbie and 10 yr old son have another question -- seized needle valve

    JC- how did he know that? If he is right, there is 1 screw holding up the carb float bowl and the float(that moves the needle) is in there.
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    Re: Echo SRM2601

    I found a 2601 a few years ago that behaved similar to yours - ran fine at high, could never get it to idle. My restart was fine so it was not an ignition problem. Look at both ends where the shaft...
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    Re: Tecumseh HH60 Model #

    Well, at least on some models. Look at the end with the drive shaft. To the right and a hair up is a circle. With this option, a second shaft would come out that spot.
  14. Repairs Re: Snapper self propel belt keeps coming off

    This would be due to 1 of the 3 pulleys misaligning. From your second pic, it looks like the shaft(and pulley) is shifted to the left when you look at it while mowing. Push the mower to the left and...
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    Engine Re: Battery seems dead..don't know why

    Depends on the wiring but it may be like your car - "accessories" are on draining the battery vs when Off, it is totally open circuit so nothing is draining the battery. If it was old enough like on...
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    Re: Echo ignition

    I get mine off ebay for $10-15 - they work fine.

    Yeah, u r kinda screwed even if it still under "warranty"- you have to pay labor anyway...
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    Re: Tecumseh pull cord not engaging.

    It is riveted together so I don't know if you are willing to get that far(i did and fixed mine when the rope broke).

    This is probably what you are looking for:
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  18. Re: DEAD Harbor Freight electric log splitter !

    Usually that is a capacitor on the motor gone bad.
    Look for 1 or 2 "bulges" on the electric motor- that is where the capacitor(s) are.

    Here is how you can test the capacitor. **warning**...
  19. Thread: Oil Gusher

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    Re: Oil Gusher

    Yes, could be.
    May also be high blowby past the piston from normal wear or just worn piston rings.
  20. Walk behind Re: CURB Find again - Craftsman 917.377823

    "addict" I went to an intervention and negotiated to only keep everything no newer than 80's. :-P
  21. Re: Snapper Hi Vac walk behind with a FJ180v motor

    The snappers i have the deck has 2 sets of holes to mount the engine. Mine originally had a Wisconsin but it was missing a part so i put a Briggs on it until i fixed the original. I can post a pic of...
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    Re: Wisconsin W1-145 air cleaner

    I got one recently as well. I just used a tecumseh h60 round tapered air filter on mine. I had to drill the hole for the screw. A housing would be nice but it wouldn’t fit my setup. I don’t feel like...
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    Re: Frankintrimmer

    This is the video i was referring to:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2y_BIO88-w
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    Re: Frankintrimmer

    Yes and Yes.
    If the shaft diameter and end of cable\rod match, then no problem. Clutch housing looks like the one used on multiple other trimmers.

    if not, post what dim does not match and i can...
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    Re: Stripping Kit: Worth it or not?

    Yeah boobala, isn't that what he is asking about??? I thought that is what he wants being posted as STRIPPING kit but reading further he is inquiring on a striping kit. :-( bummer....
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    If you can't find it, make it!

    I have a Wisconsin motor from a snapper mower i got last summer. The motor was missing carb pipes and carb itself.
    Being the part is NLA, I got around to look into brazing aluminum being i never...
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    Care to join me?

    I'm looking for some labels- the ones on the front "4HP" and "TOUGH" decals to finish off my paint job. I don't see any of these on the internet so i am going to inquire with a local printer.
    If i...
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    Re: Mower Deck Coating

    Don't bother. underneath will sandblast anything off the deck. if anything, i paint underneath with used motor oil. I tried coating underneath with car rustproofing\wax coating. I thought because it...
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    Re: please help any help appreciated.

    Remove the bowl from the carb is it majorly crusty to dried gas? does the float drop when u remove the bowl? I start there before totally taking apart the carb and soaking it. Super easy problem -...
  30. Re: HRX217HMA, battery only chrarges to 10.6V

    If you are talking of an AGM sealed battery, then look for computer UPS batteries. If it uses the same battery type as Sears uses, you can get those for $14...
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    Re: Snapper Wisconsin engine Q

    I finally got around to it and fixed my start problem. For those of you familiar, the breathing tube off the carb, i connected that to a Tecumseh snowblower primer with a hole in is so the carb bown...
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    Re: Need help finding a Carburetor

    If i am right, it is a TK carb. Do u have internal parts like ones in this kit?? ...
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    Re: Weed Eater model 559-01

    '77+- my guess. Looks like it is a rebadged Echo GT 140b, 160, & 200a which were from that time.
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    Re: Snapper Wisconsin engine Q

    No- i didn't replace any gaskets. I did spray from the carb to the block to see if thre was any leak. None. The only gasket i have on the carb is the bowl which didn't replace yet. (not that it is...
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    Re: BUYING AND SELLING USED EQUIPMENT

    There is a dealer i drive by occasionally that leaves "broken" ones out back. I think the techs are not too bright because everything i got from them a bunch ran just removing the dirty air filter...
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    Snapper Wisconsin engine Q

    While my Q isn't a "Snapper" Q, snapper did sell a bunch with them so maybe someone can help. My Snapper has the W1-185 engine. The "problem" i have is that even with the choke applied, i cant get it...
  37. Re: Snapper 21400 repower with Honda, before safety bail

    I have the same motor as the original post - originally off a snapper laying around that i am looking to sell. PM me if interested.
  38. Re: Hi from Douglasville Ga. Looking for Snapper Grave yards.

    I have 1 I can sell you for $30. I repainted it this summer. No- it is no where close to as rusty as yours.
    Let me know if u r interested so i can strip it down and weigh it to get a quote.
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    Re: Troy-Bilt/Briggs Won't Start/No Spark

    NeedaFix - if u still have the ignition, email\call B&S. If they still have the same warranty as their old motors, the SS ignition is lifetime warranty. I don't know how they would handle it in that...
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    Re: 1992 Craftsman 36" 917.256820

    I have 80's sears riders. It looks like it i very similar to mine. Looking at the diagram, either i'm reading it wrong or else i dont see the diagram of the parts that connect\lift the deck. Can u...
  41. Re: Last mowing session done for this year

    Yeah. being from Chicago, 2?? years ago the roads were iced for a week. Im going down the highway to work doing 60 and a jacked up F250 4WD truck is crawling down the highway. I flew past him...
  42. Re: Last mowing session done for this year

    A few years ago, i saw a newbie down here in Tx moving in and they brought along a big 2 stage snow blower.

    I knew to give my 60's Snowbird blowers away before moving here. I miss them...
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    Re: snapper push

    "use their special Snapper “00” lubricant" If it is pricy, forget that!! I just used the gear oil i had leftover from changing my truck differential on my snapper.
    Unless you can get your mower up...
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    Re: Aluminum cylinder

    I agree with Walt. An aluminum block is not just bored and honed, it needs treatment for long life. Annodized(or the like) Nikesil(common treatment) or the like original treatment in it is lost when...
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    Re: age of Honda lawnmower

    Just curious but do u mean the wheels are "frozen" and if u pull the mower the wheels won't turn?
    If it is, I've come across a few of them- different honda models.
  46. Thread: oil

    by upupandaway
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    Engine Re: oil

    I love it (especially on youtube) where people say you must use xyz super oil from unicorn poop (that's why it is purple i guess). My "newest" car is 17years old (190Kmiles), my mowers are from the...
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    Re: Oil Drain plug size on B/S

    So did he get around to it yet?? /jk
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    Re: Bach pack blower.

    Doubtfull. It typically will not idle but high speed fine if the seal is bad enough. Check if muffler is plugged.



    You can try. Can drill into the seal, screw in and pull. If your seal is all...
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    Re: 2 cycle snapper

    I'm in Tx but if u r parting\selling the motor alone, let me know.... I could use a Wis. carb\manifold\links...
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    Re: Adjustable carb on Tecumseh 2 stroke?

    I replaced the diaphragm carb on my dad's Tec 1 stage blower(also on my edger that i posted) with a bowl carb that fit a H50-60ish. Similar carbs from different model Tec will work- just look for a...
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