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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Ok, I got you. I didnt know if you had both...

Ok,
I got you. I didnt know if you had both machines side-by-side or not. You are right that you would need to tear apart your 'good' machine to truely know if the other one had the incorrect pulley...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Rat, You said that you have the same exact...

Rat,
You said that you have the same exact model. Cant you compare the auger pulley (or its mounting) on the 'basket case' to the one on your 'good' working unit? My opinion is thay your jury rig...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Allen, I didnt see this last post. I will check...

Allen,
I didnt see this last post. I will check the pulley bearings. I read through the manual and there are some steps in the belt replacement procedure I would not have guessed if I didnt have it....
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Im no expert but I would think that any vacuum...

Im no expert but I would think that any vacuum leak going into the carb inlet will cause issues such as the surging you are experiencing. Is there a leak at the bulb itself?

Paul
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

I have not pulled off the lower cover yet. In...

I have not pulled off the lower cover yet. In looking at it some more one concern I have on the motion drive belt is trying to snake the belt between the lower (driven) pulley and the friction wheel...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Some pics of belts

To give you an idea of how 'loose' the belts are I took some pictures.

Here is the auger/impeller drive belt. The pictures are taken with the engagement lever full down (held down with wire). In...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Mike, When I squeeze the drive engage lever the...

Mike,
When I squeeze the drive engage lever the tension pulley moves against the belt and tightens it but I still feel that is a bit loose as I can pull on the belt by hand and slide it a bit the on...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

So you are saying you were able to do the drive...

So you are saying you were able to do the drive belt without taking the engine pulley off?

I ask because of the two that is the one that seems really loose (stretched) and that I want to replace....
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Thanks Mike, Ive removed the top belt cover to...

Thanks Mike,
Ive removed the top belt cover to take a good look. Looks like Ill need to remove the belt guide that is bolted over the engine pullies to get either belt out. The auger/impeler belt...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Anyone? Do you guys that own repair shops...

Anyone?

Do you guys that own repair shops know if Toro publishes a detailed repair manual for this model?

Thanks
Paul
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Toro snowblower 1128 OXE model 38650 drive and auger belt replacement

Hello all
Hello Cheese

Toro snowblower 1128 OXE model 38650. New 10/05. 45 hours on the meter.

I was thinking of replacing both the drive and auger V-belts as maintenance. Do you just pull...
10-15-12, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Im surprised you are recommending removing the...

Im surprised you are recommending removing the existing sheet vinyl. Neither of the two installers that quoted the job said we needed to do that. It is only 7 years old with same age lauan under it....
10-15-12, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Underlayment for vinyl tile in kitchen

Hello all,
We had our kitchen completely redone in 2005. At that time we had a new plywood subfloor installed. Over that was installed 4 x 8 'lauan' sheets and finally Congoleum 'Utopia Harmony'...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Anyone know about the Hydro Gear? Thanks ...

Anyone know about the Hydro Gear?

Thanks
Paul
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Craftsman Tractor 917.256890 Hydro Gear

Hello all. Hello Cheese.

Now that Im hopefully over my carb leaking issue Id like to ask about the Hydro Gear in that tractor. Its a 1996 Craftsman model 917.256890 and Ive never had any problems...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Hi all, Sorry for the delay. Ive had some other...

Hi all,
Sorry for the delay. Ive had some other issues going on the last few weeks so I could not get to the tractor.

All my parts came in and I ended up replacing the needle, carb-to-bowl...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Update

OK,
The carb is off and partially disassembled:

Air filter housing removed, linkage shown
http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/446/img7797wt.jpg

A bit of [gentle] twisting and [quiet] cussing...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

That actually sounds quite appealing to my...

That actually sounds quite appealing to my wallet.

Here is the patient (still on the engine):

http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/3426/img7773i.jpg
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Cheese, Thank you for the reply! I will...

Cheese,
Thank you for the reply!

I will check the bowl vent and be sure it is clear when I get the carb off and clean it down.

BTW I just was checking the wrench clearance for the solenoid and...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Thanks everyone for the responses! Cheese, ...

Thanks everyone for the responses!

Cheese,
I did alot of searching on this site for threads having to do with carb flooding, etc. Many had to do with this particular type of carb (Walbro LMT). I...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

I suppose that is possible as I have not actually...

I suppose that is possible as I have not actually pulled the spark plug out and/or tried to crank the engine over by hand. But from the amount of gas that saturated up into the air filter I have to...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

sidny and cheese, Thank you very much for your...

sidny and cheese,
Thank you very much for your responses! I will definately consider the fuel shut off - not as a 'fix' but as a preventative measure going forward. I still plan to take the carb off...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

B & S 15.5 carb flooding/leaking

Hello everyone. Hello Cheese!

Yesterday I smelled a strong odor of gas in my garage. I just figured it was my Toro snowthrower that I had just used (another 5" snow in E. MA). But it wasnt. It was...
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Posted By Paul78zephyr

Hello all, Hello Cheese, I know, long time...

Hello all, Hello Cheese,

I know, long time no post. Well Id like to bring this subject back up.

I own a Toro 1128 OXE model 38650 snowthrower with the Tecumseh 'Snow King' 11HP engine. The...
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