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  1. Re: How to rewind the starter spring on this old edger? Maybe 50 years old

    Rivets the hold downs are there at the 12 and 5:30 positions with the white low friction sleeves on them standing straight up. OP needs to reinstall the pulley and bent the hold downs back into...
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    Re: What belt for Super Bronco?

    I came up with 954-04122 for the belt from the engine pulley around the two idler pulleys to the double drive pulley on the spindle
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    Re: Lawn Tractor Transaxle 415663

    One of the clips in the posted video explains it all. France Reducteur which MTD used a few years ago in their self propel push mowers, and at our update showed us what the inside of the self propel...
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    Re: Lawn Tractor Transaxle 415663

    This may help you out with the general transmissions unit in the mower


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    Re: General Question about Engine Hours

    A rough ballpark would be 400-750 for base engines 750-1500 for mid engines, and 1500+ for high end commercial engines. But those numbers can vary by operator,
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    Re: Craftsman Hydro brake job

    It is held on by a push nut, and will normally break when you try to remove it. Just have to get under the edge of the nut and start prying it off.
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    Re: Craftsman Hydro brake job

    The disc is seized to the splined shaft. Will probably require penetrating oil and some work to get it freed up and off. That disc normally free floats on the end of that shaft.
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    Re: hydro gear 2800 Oil Change Problem

    Unless my memory is failing the 2800 series is a left and right individual self contained hydro drive units. So there would be two pumps/ two motors, two separate drives with nothing common between...
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    Re: hydro gear 2800 Oil Change Problem

    Both unit failing at the same time sounds more like the drive belt came off or broke.
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    Re: Need some info please

    .75 x 2.438
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    Re: Starter rope won't retract at times.

    Rivets, it is one of the hyper tough MTD build probably like a Remington style string trimmer.
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    Re: Starter rope won't retract at times.

    I would look into seeing a dealer about warranty. Could be an issue with the starter pulley jamming up or in some cases I have seen the starter housing warp causing the pulley to jam.
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    Re: Plastic Broken flywheels fan blades

    How about providing us with the model number of the engine. Most likely on the OHV cover of the engine. Also if possible post picture of the top of engine so we can see what it going wrong with...
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    Re: Textron buying Dixie Chopper

    Looks like Alamo Group is buying Dixie Chopper from Textron

    https://dieselprogress.com/alamo-group-to-buy-dixie-chopper-28245/
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    Re: craftman lt1500 riding mower

    Did give you the best advice we will need to the model number of he engine, so we can see what you are working on.
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    Re: briggs 450 series

    Push mower max safe rpm's is based on blade length. the longer the blade the slower the engine is allowed to turn. What are the rpm's set at now. 19,000 foot/minute is the maximum safe blade tip...
  17. Re: B & S Mower Engine - Fuel Not Feeding Engine + Primer Pumping Air

    the new guys seem to do it more than the people that have been here since day one.
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    Re: Low charging rate, Ideas?

    The next step for me would be to check the amp flow on a wire ran directly between the regulator and the battery bypassing the wiring harness on the mower. Could be a wire someplace through the...
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    Re: Starter Solonoid keeps "breaking"

    The clunk says that it tries to engage, But also sounds like the large amp contacts have burnt or something else preventing it from working.
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    Re: Starter Solonoid keeps "breaking"

    When you hear the clunk sound do you have 12 volts to the starter. If so then I would suspect a starter issue. If no voltage then most likely somebody go a hold of a bad batch of solenoid. I had a...
  21. Repairs Re: MTD DL 92H feels like its slipping when driving forwards

    Does the slippage feel like a jerking motion. sound like the forward bevel gear and shift collar are worn and allowing the it to jump gears. Will need to remove and replace the worn gears inside...
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    Re: No power/boggs down

    Kill wire disconnected and cranking with a known good plug with no fire means bad module in most cases. When you remove the module make sure the mounting surface on the engine and module are clean...
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    Re: No power/boggs down

    Sounds like you are describing the voltage regulator wires. the module I am talking about is under the blower housing mounted on top of the cylinder and has the spark plug wire attached to it. ...
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    Re: Ohv spring compressor

    Use one of those also. Also have the style that Mark posted. Also have a C clamp style that I use every once in a while on flat head and sometimes OHV, but can interfere sometimes with the head...
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    Re: Sears Torque Wrench?

    cpurvis, It wasn't mentioned but I could see that being a possibility.
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    Re: Sears Torque Wrench?

    It is like doing standard torque like you do now, but after reaching the designed torque then you turn the bolt an additional amount of angle. So what is now 250 in/lb may become 135 in/lb then...
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    Re: No power/boggs down

    Sheared flywheel key won't effect spark on electronic modules. Also if you are looking at the flywheel, the cylinder closest to the flywheel is #1 which I believe would be the right cylinder in...
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    Re: Sears Torque Wrench?

    The new sump gasket for the V twin intek style engines have a 375 in/lb torque. Was working on a Kohler not too long ago with a head torque of 325 in/lb, and the Hydrogear transaxle I rebuilt for a...
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    Re: Craftsman GT5000 belt

    Do you have to remove the deck to replace the belt? Maybe

    Is the top belt to drive the blade or something else? The belt that comes off of the electric clutch goes around a couple idler pulleys...
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    Re: How to flush/clean this carb

    I was talking about the round rubber washer. Some of those unscrew, press fit come out, but have to be careful because I have seen them break off and be a rear pain at that time. Also there were a...
  31. Thread: kohler stops

    by ILENGINE
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    Re: kohler stops

    Just to keep it in mind, that starting in 2012 riding mowers and some other caps became non-vented to meet EPA emission low evap requirements. So if it has a second small line coming off the top of...
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    Re: Sears Torque Wrench?

    It also seems to be getting where there are a lot of torque specs on lawnmower engines that are in in/lb that are outside the range that most in/lb torque wrenches can adjust. Of course you can...
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    Re: How to flush/clean this carb

    Remove the hex shaped bolt with the O ring in the center, There should be a removable jet under there.
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    Re: Craftsman GT5000 belt

    How about posting the model number from the tag under the seat. GT5000 is just a series number and that series has been manufactured by two different companies over the years.
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    Re: Valve lash verification

    Briggs dealer site by exact model and type shows .004-008 for both valves.
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    Re: Replacement Engine for 28V707

    Briggs dealer site shows the 219907-3026-g5 superceded to a 21R807-0072-g1 to replace your current engine.
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    Re: Smoking on start up

    Smoke on start up could just be oil seepage past the rings while setting in the shed, And I haven't seen a single KT series that didn't have oil droplets on the inside of the oil filter.
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    Re: Small Engine Adventures!

    Installing an $80 OEM kit in a $250 carb on a riding mower is one thing. But how much is your time worth when the most common carb used on Stihl trimmers is $37 out the door, and the repair kit for...
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    Re: Small Engine Adventures!

    The problem is we are now in an era with $25 carb repair kits on $20 complete carbs or $50 kits on $65 carbs. And add in the issue with today's primer bulb carbs that have a high check valve failure...
  40. Thread: Carb parts

    by ILENGINE
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    Re: Carb parts

    Briggs OHV engines normally have the model number information stamped into the OHV cover.
  41. Re: 2013 MTD/Murray 13AN772S058 42" PTO won't engage

    Just love this design.

    Park under the nearest shady spot in the yard, grab a chair, and stare at the frame and the angle of the engine to see if the front of the engine looks like it is setting...
  42. Re: 12V802 190CC b & s engine carb-primer problem

    did you also make sure the jet in the bowl nut was clean. Also it is not unusual for the air filter mounting surface were it contacts carb to warp preventing sealing, which will prevent the primer...
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    Re: 2,4-D for cacti?

    Looks like Picloram or Hexazinone is recommended for prickly pear control.
  44. Re: What's the fix for rust-through holes in the deck?

    Could it be repaired. Yes. Now the issue is you will have to go out far enough away from the spindle and find solid metal that isn't rotten, Fabricobble a new deck piece to weld in place either...
  45. Re: B&S Engine " TYPE " number ???? Anyone know what this # means?

    Basic difference between your engine and his is they have different starters, and different oil pans.
  46. Re: Hustler raptor kawasaki crankshaft end snapped off

    Sometimes manufacturers will allow warranty repairs if it is a defect and fails shortly after the factory warranty ends. Or in some cases they will offer to pay for parts but you pay the labor.
  47. Re: B&S Engine " TYPE " number ???? Anyone know what this # means?

    407777-0147-F1 is not a valid model number Are you sure the F isn't actually an E.
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    Re: Deere Z425 and Briggs question

    the side with the 120 seems more realistic for that engine. I think I would be looking into the cylinder with the 180. Maybe a valve issue, along the thought of the cam lobe is worn down and the...
  49. Re: Hustler raptor kawasaki crankshaft end snapped off

    May not of been cracked at the onset, but occurred very quickly since there is no rust progression into the crack rings. Definitely warranty, not much on a riding lawnmower that would create enough...
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    Re: Craftsman 917250810

    Post the numbers from the transmission itself There should be a tag on the housing
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