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The spindle should be similar to a standard...

The spindle should be similar to a standard trailer spindle. Take it apart and get good measurements of the spindle... Pay attention to the length and the area where the bearings ride. See the chart...
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If any of my friends has a car question, I buy...

If any of my friends has a car question, I buy the Haynes.
If any of my friends or I are considering buying a car, I buy the Haynes.
If I spot a Haynes manual in a car at the scrapyard, it goes in...
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If the 2007 Honda Accord is a 4 cylinder, it's a...

If the 2007 Honda Accord is a 4 cylinder, it's a K-Series engine. Chain driven.
If the 2007 Honda Accord is a 6 cylinder, it's a J-Series engine. Belt driven.

Belts are just fine when maintained...
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The engine is a Theta-II 2.4Liter. It is a Chain...

The engine is a Theta-II 2.4Liter. It is a Chain driven engine.

Hyundai Theta engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
10-25-10, 01:19 PM
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^ Everyone else has the same sort of tree in...

^

Everyone else has the same sort of tree in their yard. Why is my tree different?
Also, the lawn was decently green when I first got the house a couple years back.

Slowly, it became more...
10-03-10, 09:54 AM
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I dunno how well the tines on a plug areator will...

I dunno how well the tines on a plug areator will fare in my lawn. There's a TON of roots near the surface, especially close to the tree. That makes me think that my rototiller idea is gonna fail...
10-02-10, 12:00 PM
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Starting lawn over... HELP!

I'd like to start my front lawn over. My front lawn is about 60ft by 30 ft. Half of it is brown and dead. The other half is mostly weeds... I have access to a rototiller.

The brown and dead area I...
12-07-09, 05:44 PM
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Zip code is 24529, Buffalo Junction, VA. All...

Zip code is 24529, Buffalo Junction, VA.
All the roads are labeled State Route... I can't even find my own lot on Google Maps.
12-07-09, 03:12 PM
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^ Nah, I won't be retrofitting this house....

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Nah, I won't be retrofitting this house. It's for new construction.

I just scored a cool deal on a couple acres on Buggs Island Lake a few hours south. (On the border with NC.)

I'm playing...
12-07-09, 10:40 AM
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That's exactly what I'm looking for! I just found...

That's exactly what I'm looking for! I just found an example on Andersen's 400 series patio door. Now I know what to look for in other doors.

I'm not trying to create Fort Knox.... But I'm not...
12-06-09, 07:40 PM
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^ By definition, an alarm system can not...

^

By definition, an alarm system can not prevent intrusion... It is therefore useless.

I live in Northern VA, there are gangs like MS13 up here and with the economic downturn and upcoming...
12-06-09, 07:18 PM
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For all those questioning my security motives: ...

For all those questioning my security motives:
Maybe I should just leave my doors and windows wide open with all the valuables out in the living room on display for the people who I trust not to...
12-06-09, 05:21 PM
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Three way deadbolt?

The quickest way into the house is through the front door, locked or not. Most deadbolts go into a strikeplate that's held to the door frame by inch, maybe inch and a half long wood screws. The...
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You should be able to see it from underneath. ...

You should be able to see it from underneath.

Looks kinda like this:
http://www.aeolus-online.com/catalog/pics/Disc_Horn.jpg

(Disclaimer - Stolen Image. Not responsible if the owner should...
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In the end, I got the local guy's engine. He...

In the end, I got the local guy's engine.

He ran a shop and had access to B&S documentation as well as drawings of my particular MTD chipper. He also seemed pretty experienced with these engines....
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Cool... There's also a guy locally selling...

Cool...

There's also a guy locally selling an Industrial Plus type engine,

Model: 196432
Type: 0223

That also appears to be an L-Head engine though.

If I can't get it for a steal though,...
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I have this exact mower that I bought new. I've...

I have this exact mower that I bought new. I've never hit a stump, but I still have a similar vibration while the blade is not engaged. No squealing, just more vibration that I'd expect.

I have...
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Right. I've found a few B&S engines and one or...

Right. I've found a few B&S engines and one or two Tecumseh engines by searching for MTD Tapered Shaft (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=mtd+tapered+shaft&btnG=Google+Search) on Google.

On the...
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Posted By Pele2048

B&S 5HP Replacement/Repower

Greetings from a first time poster. I'm a backyard automotive mechanic and have rebuilt several modern car engines. That should establish my baseline experience with regards to mechanical aptitude.
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