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11-18-02, 09:35 AM   #1  
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Hi,
I recently picked up a 1968 Eaton's Tecomaster snowblower with a 6hp Briggs&Stratton engine. The previous owner had not used it for 3 years. (An older gentlemen) He said he had the regular maintenance done on it. After changing the plug and adding some gas it started on the second pull. Works nicely. I finally got a chance yesterday to use it. I noticed that tiny sparks came out of the muffler once in awhile. Any ideas why? Thanks. gmc

 
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11-18-02, 09:46 AM   #2  
hi

could it be carbon deposits built up on the inside of the muffler? It shoudn't cause concern but if you wan't to stop it, change mufflers.

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11-18-02, 09:52 AM   #3  
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Thanks Robert I apprecite the feedback.
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11-18-02, 10:39 PM   #4  
I agree....most likely pieces of carbon and rust heating up and breaking loose from inside the muffler. It will probably stop doing this after it has been run for some time.


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11-19-02, 06:06 AM   #5  
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Thanks for the confirmation cheese. I appreciate it.
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