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    Mower deck Re: My Snapper does not cut grass

    Sorry to bore you sir. Some of us are passionate about mowers. I thought it might help someone else out.

    I see you enjoyed it too. Thanks for your zombie comment. Have a great day sir.

    slomo
  2. Re: What blade and engine combo should I use on this Snapper 21-Inch?

    To answer this old post, I would use an Oregon 99-121.

    slomo
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    Mower deck Re: My Snapper does not cut grass

    Post a picture of your blade and deck here please.

    slomo
  4. Re: Toro 21"Atomic blade 108-0954-03 - Is there a solid med/high lift alternative?

    I never had any luck bagging with a Toro. These are purpose built mulchers, end of message. I was very disappointed trying to bag with my 21" Super Recycler.

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    best 21" Snapper blade for your application

    I'm currently running the high lift bagging blade (Oregon #99-103) and another no lift blade with a slight angled tip in the back (Oregon 99-121). I know about Oregon 99-107. Let me categorize them...
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    Re: 21" push mower asistance

    I think these four studs screw into the upper part of the block. Then a sleeve and a nut on the top side where the recoil starter is located....
  7. Re: my TORO has started "surging / hunting" when idling

    Just get a new Chinese carb off ebay or amazon. Usually around $12.00 shipped to your door. These carbs are not even worth cleaning anymore when a new one is so cheap. People running ethanol fuel...
  8. Re: Toro SR4 Easy Pace Super Recycler won't start

    Easiest way to remove the flywheel is an air hammer. Spray it down with PB Blaster too. Little prying under the FW and the little guy will pop off.

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    Re: TimeMaster - Improved fuel capacity

    What about installing a brass Y in the 1/4" line to feed fuel from both tanks? Probable need a shutoff on the smaller onboard tanks outlet due to gravity feeding from the upper 1 gal tank. So shut...
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    Re: 21" push mower asistance

    Not really, hardly any room to get in there. Don't want to break the plastic engine cover. Can't get parts for most of this engine anymore.

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    21" push mower asistance

    I have a 21RX1P Snapper push mower. It has the Kawasaki FC150V engine on her. Issue is I can't get the top engine cover off the motor. There are 4 nuts you remove to get the starter recoil assembly...
  12. Re: I have this old lawn mower....Kawasaki engine

    Just wait till you get a used one that the previous owner ran ethanol fuel. You will be replacing it most likely.

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  13. Re: What blade and engine combo should I use on this Snapper 21-Inch?

    Old thread, bored at work.

    The OP is unreasonable. "New so called sharp Ninja blade cuts terribly". Like others have said, I bet his grass is a foot tall and he wants it at 1.5" HOC.

    Again...
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    Re: mikuni carb needle and seat

    I was excited when I saw the Kawi on my used new to me Snapper. Then I found out it was only 143cc I think they are. Still cuts pretty good for the engine size. I thought it was the FJ-180V from a...
  15. Comparison Re: trying to decide need input from someone who knows

    I've always preferred the older belt driven walk-behinds. I too dislike the hydro leaking going out mess. Belts are so much easier, lighter and less money to replace. Silly dropping a house down...
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    Re: seat adjustement for better turning

    The other tire goes the opposite way as you mentioned. Little fella is full of 00 grease. Thanks for the tips sir.

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    Re: Snapper pushmower 7800984

    Does the mower want to move without engaging the self propel? Or when you let off the SP, does it stop on its own? Most likely it needs new belts and pulleys.

    Going down hill. gravity is pulling...
  18. Repairs Re: WT1-125V Wisconsin Robin on a 214X4PR-2 leaky carb

    Old post but....

    Get a carb off ebay. They come from China and work perfectly. I just installed one on a Wisconsin Robin W1-185V. Had to move the choke plate and shaft around, no big deal. Runs...
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    Mower deck Re: My Snapper does not cut grass

    Have to ask but is the bade installed upside down? I purchased one off Craig'slist like that. Looked at the blade three times. Something was not right......

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    Re: Snapper 00 grease equiv.

    Yup, tractor supply has 00 grease for $5.29 a quart on their web site and in your local store. Been using it for quite a while now no issues. Link to it is below.
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    Re: Ninja Blade on Snapper

    My opinion on sharpening, never use a grinder. Removes too much material at once. Then you have to balance the blade again on a GOOD balancer.

    Why not use a simple hand file like I do? I can...
  22. Thread: $10 1986 Snapper

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    Re: $10 1986 Snapper

    That little guy is clean. That has the Briggs MAX series engine. Precursor to the Quantum motors. Well worth 10 bucks.

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  23. Comparison Re: trying to decide need input from someone who knows

    Zero turns are tough on the turf. Looks like a semi truck was making laps in your grass. You can drive the neighborhood and see who has a 0 turn.

    slomo
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    Re: mikuni carb needle and seat

    I just got one of these mowers. Got the baby Kawasaki FC-150V on her. If I recall, it did have a black rubber tip on the needle and a brass seat.

    slomo
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    Re: Snapper 281223BVE Muffler Question

    Or just use ear plugs or ear muffs when mowing, trimming or blowing. Makes for a more peaceful experience.

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    Re: Snapper Repower Update

    I've ran those commercial motors in Honda mowers. They only make 6 ft lbs of torque. Meaning not very stellar at all.

    We had to use what I called "the power straps" to cut tall, fast growing...
  27. Thread: snapper push

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    Re: snapper push

    00 grade Snapper grease for me too. Snapper says to use 00 grade grease. You can get it at tractor supply for $5 a quart.

    I guess it's the same as car oil. Car manufacturer says to use say...
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    seat adjustement for better turning

    Anyone move their RER seat up for better front end turning ability? My seat is nearly all the way back. Lot of times the tires and turned and the mower is going forward. Happens more on wet grass....
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    Re: Repairing long-flat tubeless tires

    Like you said, these old tires are a pain. I tried it once. Later went to a car tire shop. New tubes lasted for a while in these old dry rotted tires. Eventually your tubes will get pinched. Time for...
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    The new ebay $11.00 Chinese carb came with around 3/16" fuel line and filter. I used the included line to fit the carb fuel inlet.

    I rotated the fuel inlet tube to 3 O' clock like the OEM carb.
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  31. Thread: push mower ID

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    push mower ID

    You guys seen a monster like this? Notice the hoss Briggs weighing in at a whopping 206cc's with a cast iron bore. I've never seen a Snapper with anything over a 190cc motor. An L head which you...
  32. Re: Shredding & bagging leaves with a Rear Engine Snapper

    Those homeowner electric blowers have a leaf grinding feature when they are sucked up into the bag. Like a 15 to 1 ratio or something? Check them out. Toro makes the best one.

    slomo
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    Re: New Snapper to Me (Needs Work)

    Is that an old Comet? Go Gump!!

    slomo
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    Re: Honda motor swap for Snapper Walk Behind

    You can install a Briggs shortblock for a good price directly from Briggs with free shipping. If serviced properly, it will last for 40 plus years. You can't kill these small engines unless you run...
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    Re: snapper gear lube

    Good ideas Bert. Thanks for sharing with us sir.

    slomo
  36. Engine Re: White Smoke and Black Liquid Coming from Muffler

    Sure, everyone has an opinion on shut off valves. All I know is the internet and youtube are full of videos of mowers that won't start. Most of them, are relate to NOT having a shut off valve. I've...
  37. Re: drive belt is worn and stretched where the mower isn't fast moving at all.

    Install the anti-scalp wheels back on the deck if you are concerned about scalping. Unless your deck is rusted out, it shouldn't need reinforcing. Mine is not reinforced and cuts great.

    slomo
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    Re: Snapper Wisconsin engine Q

    Part 33 is a slow rpm, pilot jet. Mine was screwed all the way into the carb body. Again this is MY carb setup....
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    On the carb fuel inlet, I think these are thread locked slash pressed in. So rotating yours sounds right. Mine as mentioned is at 5 O' clock.

    Yes the fuel inlet size. Off the tank at the fuel...
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    Re: Snapper Wisconsin engine Q

    So you added a primer bulb to the carb vent line. When you prime it, it sends positive air pressure to the fuel bowl. Sending raw fuel into the main jet up into the carb throat? Which primes the...
  41. Re: drive belt is worn and stretched where the mower isn't fast moving at all.

    Turtle Wax protects the paint. Shines it up like a new penny. Your picture of your mower, that sucker is filthy brother LOL. Looks like you got it stuck in a mud hole or been mud bogging:laughing:....
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    Just ordered a new carb from ebay. Thanks for the heads up sir.

    So swapping the choke lever, guess you would remove the screws on the choke plate slash choke shaft? Then move over to the new...
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    Found a better one for the EY20V - W1-185V 4 stroke 4HP.

    https://subarupower.com/media/manuals/128898076002130000.pdf

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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    Must say that choke lever move was brilliant sir. Guess the carb still works other than the choke lever relocate? I know a carb is a carb for the most part. I was thinking I was having to do...
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    Re: Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    I see the EY20V Robin code. That was what I was looking for. Appreciate it much sir.

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    Wisconsin Robin Snapper parts

    Looking for a carb for this Wisconsin Robin W1-185V 4 stroke engine. Acts like the carb is gunked up, I just cleaned it. Possible I need to clean it again. Wasn't really dirty to start with. I have...
  47. Engine Re: White Smoke and Black Liquid Coming from Muffler

    I hope everyone installs a fuel filter and a shut off valve in every mower they have. Simple things like fuel stabilizer used year round. Lube the bearings in your push mower wheels and drive...
  48. Engine Re: How to put a Predator Engine on a 28" HiVac Riding Mower?

    Get the parts directly from Briggs. They have good prices and free shipping on orders over 50 or 100 bucks, forgot which. Maybe you are using the wrong engine codes to order parts? Are you using a...
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    Re: snapper gear lube

    Just top of the gear and chain cases YEARLY with the 00 grease from Tractor Supply. That is good quality 00 grease for cheap.

    00 and 80-90w are completely different fluids. The viscosities are...
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    Re: hard starting question

    Sounds like you guys are on it. Your engine is starving for fuel. Remember the basics, air, fuel and spark. Anyway look into the carb throat when you hit the primer bulb. You should see a small shot...
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