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Sorry for the late reply. I was called away due...

Sorry for the late reply. I was called away due to a family emergence. So this project has been shoved to the back of the pile. But do want to thank you for always being willing to help and for your...
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Plan to check the valves over the weekend. Any...

Plan to check the valves over the weekend. Any chance you could give me a quick education on the compression release mechanism. Embarrassed to say I've never even heard of that.:o Yikes, I'm even...
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Posted By ih4630

Thank you sir. I've read your replies for years...

Thank you sir. I've read your replies for years and have much respect for you. I'll give that try.
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Posted By ih4630

Thanks for our reply. So if you had to fly by the...

Thanks for our reply. So if you had to fly by the seat of your pants as it appears I will. How would set - adjust the valves? I mean how many .000? FWIW. The engine runs great and burns no oil.. But...
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Posted By ih4630

Need Advice For 11 hp Briggs Intek

From the valve cover. Model 21A907 Type 0124E1 Code 030403 1A
Need to adjust the valves. Found this page online. https://outdoorpowerinfo.com/engine_specs/briggs_valve_gaps.asp
However don't see my...
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Posted By ih4630

Yes, it does. Inserting new line in an empty...

Yes, it does. Inserting new line in an empty spool is no problem. It's getting the remainder of the old line out of the spool that has me stumped. Thanks for taking time to reply.
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Posted By ih4630

Shakespeare Auto winder II Trimmer head ?

I bought one of these. Installed it. Installed the line. No problem. But now the line is used up. Only maybe two inches remaining in each eye. Was going to just install new line. The thing is, the...
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Posted By ih4630

OK, gear box seems fine. Cable also seems fine....

OK, gear box seems fine. Cable also seems fine. The clutch seems fine to my untrained eyes. But don't have anything to compare it to. But here's the thing. With the shaft, and cable drive removed. I...
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Posted By ih4630

Thanks, yes it has the gear box. Anyway to test...

Thanks, yes it has the gear box. Anyway to test the gear box or flexible drive line without removing them? I don't know what I'm doing, so I'm trying to avoid unnecessary work as well as messing up...
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Posted By ih4630

marbobj, Thanks for your reply, as mentioned in...

marbobj, Thanks for your reply, as mentioned in my first post. The engine has been removed. So they're driven by a cable not a shaft? Yes, I'm green as grass. Not a mechanic. I can clean a carb and...
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Posted By ih4630

TroyBuilt String trimmer Clutch or worse??.

I have a Troy Built string trimmer TB32EC. The bump head quit turning after wrapping it in some tall grass. I unwrapped the grass. With the engine running, now the head will not turn, even with no...
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Posted By ih4630

Thanks so much for your reply. Yes i knew that...

Thanks so much for your reply. Yes i knew that but typed the wrong number. The real question is, will 10765 work? Also, I get lured into sites stating they have my part #. But once inside they all...
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Posted By ih4630

Snapper Rear Engine Rider

Snapper rear engine rider. Model 301123BVE
The disc drive part number is 84875 which I cannot find. Many of the sites I've checked will show they have it. But when I look inside. i can't find it....
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Posted By ih4630

Thanks to everyone for their input. I know...

Thanks to everyone for their input. I know Snapper rear engine models pretty well. I've ran them for some 40 years. I've had every model but the 42. I just want one because I've never had one. I've...
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Posted By ih4630

Snapper 42" cut rear engine rider questions

I'm considering buying so i have no engine or serial #'s. Not to be confused with the Snapper 42 Z turns. I read or been told that the Snapper 42 inch cut rear engine riders have 3 sets of blades?...
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Posted By ih4630

Cheese, thank you so much for taking the time to...

Cheese, thank you so much for taking the time to offer your opinion. Do the old Snapper yard Cruisers (Home Owner Type) not have the cheap Eaton Transmissions? And for those that care. I own one of...
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Posted By ih4630

Well, first off. I don't own the machine. It's...

Well, first off. I don't own the machine. It's listed for sale in my area. 2nd. I have never gotten squat from the Snapper site even on the Snappers I do own. And yes I supplied all the #'s they ask...
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Posted By ih4630

Were These Snapper- Simplicity's built in the USA ?

Were these built at the Ga plant or oversea's? Just doesn't look like any Snapper I've seen. I can see it's a homeowner version. Hope picture attached.


Thanks.
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Posted By ih4630

Sorry, Cheese. I can't keep up with my own...

Sorry, Cheese. I can't keep up with my own rambling.

You wrote:

The older style with 2 thumb screws holding the air filter cover on are more prone to oil consumption and bad rings because of...
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Posted By ih4630

Cheese, I'm pretty sure it's not a vanguard. Most...

Cheese, I'm pretty sure it's not a vanguard. Most likely an intech. The seller doesn't know. And I haven't seen it yet.
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Posted By ih4630

Thanks, that makes sense. Unfortunately the...

Thanks, that makes sense. Unfortunately the pros are about the only ones selling used pro model mowers. I think I have my answer. Thanks to all who took time to reply.


Anyone have an opinion...
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Posted By ih4630

Ok, lets say pro model Snappers and mid grade,...

Ok, lets say pro model Snappers and mid grade, (Magnum series) Dixie Choppers. Also what's you opinion of the Vanguard engines and their life span under normal commercial use. You know dirty air...
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Posted By ih4630

Expected Engine, Drive train and other major compents life of Pro model Z turns

I know it depends on the engine brand and size. AS well as the operator and maintenance. I ask because in my area, the pro's seem to run them for 3 to 400 hrs. Then sell and buy new. Pretty much the...
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Posted By ih4630

Cheese, Thanks, you always have informative...

Cheese, Thanks, you always have informative replies. As I mentioned in an earlier thread. I've never operated a Z rider of any make. It's my understanding that when say making a sharp left turn. The...
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