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Been an awfully long time since I built go carts...

Been an awfully long time since I built go carts but motorcycle engines and gearboxes had the right geometry back then. Lawn mowers are wrong by 90 degrees. Last time I looked at home brewed go carts...
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Thanks Marbobj and Cheese - you were correct...

Thanks Marbobj and Cheese - you were correct about the ratchet system, dry as a chip. Pulled it apart, cleaned out the crud, a bit of lube and mowed all day without a hitch.

Hadn't come across...
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B & S Starter Mechanism Interchangability ?

I have resurrected an old Masport mower called a Sprint 38 with B & S motor Model 98902 Type 0385 03 Code 97060451

Problem is every now again while running there's a horrid shrieking noise and the...
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The motor is a Lombardini. Actually it's a...

The motor is a Lombardini. Actually it's a Valpadana tractor, similar to this

Have managed to find lots of info about it.
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Posted By Knuckles

Lombardini 2 wheeled tractor - anyone know of these?

Have just acquired a 20+ yo Lombardini 2 wheeled tractor which has a single cylinder diesel motor ( 1 IM 350 ) and a PTO with 3 attachments a 72 cm single blade rotary mower/slasher, a rotary hoe...
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Posted By Knuckles

Could be that your exhaust muffler is blocked....

Could be that your exhaust muffler is blocked. Pull it off and blow through it, check that the exhaust port/s aren't blocked too.

Using correct petrol/oil mix and fresh fuel ?

You say it has...
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Yes I do all that, flip the bar over regularly...

Yes I do all that, flip the bar over regularly and dress it up, keep the chain sharp and file the depth rakers, the oiler is working perfectly.

When I bought the saw the dealer pointed out Husky...
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Chainsaw bar nose wheel jamming Husky 435

The nose wheel of the bar on my Husky 435 chainsaw has jammed twice in the two years I have been using it. I have two older McCullochs which have never had the nose wheel jamming yet I treat all the...
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Posted By Knuckles

Keep it in mind that starter fluid doesn't have...

Keep it in mind that starter fluid doesn't have any lubricating properties and the bigend and piston/rings will be dry after those years in storage. Would be a pity to ruin the motor at this stage....
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I would put a little oil down the sparkplug hole,...

I would put a little oil down the sparkplug hole, oil the centrifugal clutch and it's bearing, oil the bar nose wheel and wash out the air filter, put in fresh fuel mix and bar oil and let it rip,
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OK, a few days after my last post rang the dealer...

OK, a few days after my last post rang the dealer who I bought the mower from. He said bring it in so he can have a look, agreed the motor was shot and said to leave it with him and he'd see what he...
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In my neck of the woods ants and wasps like to...

In my neck of the woods ants and wasps like to nest in air filters and up exhaust pipes. I would take out the plugs and pour a couple of teaspoons of oil down the plugholes so the rings and bores are...
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Took the head off and the bore is cactus. I...

Took the head off and the bore is cactus.

I know I sound like a numpty ruining this motor so rapidly but I'm usually very careful with my mechanical devices.

Can get a new motor for reasonable...
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Posted By Knuckles

Have the bevel drive housing stripped to the...

Have the bevel drive housing stripped to the stage where the bearing SHOULD be dropping out but seems the inner bearing race is stuck to the splined output shaft.Got the circlip out and the thin...
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Posted By Knuckles

I have a GX140 with pull start, looks similar....

I have a GX140 with pull start, looks similar. Can't help you with your electric starter questions but suggest you get a gear puller from an tool store to remove the flywheel. They are quite...
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Posted By Knuckles

Thank you for that info, and as cheese says "God...

Thank you for that info, and as cheese says "God bless".

Will tear apart the bevel housing next weekend, and report back.
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Great suggestions, thank you. Yeah, was thinking...

Great suggestions, thank you. Yeah, was thinking any further hauling on the pipe and this little car will be flipping onto it's roof !

1200 ft lbs - that's a LOTTA nuggah-nuggahs - what are you...
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Posted By Knuckles

1993 Toyota Corolla Front axle nuts removal

Was hoping to be able to grease or replace the front wheel bearings but couldn't budge the axle nuts with a 6 point socket on a 3 foot 3/4 " breaker bar with a 6 foot piece of steam pipe as a...
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1997 Husqvarna 232R Brushcutter/Clearing Saw - Bevel gear lube

Got myself this brushcutter from friend who no longer needed it, in good condition, starts and runs beautifully ( so far ).

Asked him about last service and he said never- doh.

I put about 10...
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Posted By Knuckles

Almost new Masport Utility Mower belching white smoke

Thanks for the advice and those very helpful links cheese, greatly appreciated.

I note oversize pistons/rings are available and cylinder boring is not a problem for me.

Won't be anywhere near...
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Posted By Knuckles

Macson 110 chainsaw carb diaphragm problem

I was given an old Macson 110 in pieces. The clutch was burnt out and thanks to this forum was able to get a very nice secondhand clutch and had the saw running nicely, found it awful handy for...
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Almost new Masport Utility Mower belching white smoke

All my own fault but I have wrecked a new Masport Utility 460 push mower by using it way beyond it's intended purpose on a rural property.

Problem is that the tiny air filter kept blocking up...
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Posted By Knuckles

Got the clutch off with a little persuasion - the...

Got the clutch off with a little persuasion - the needle bearing had siezed onto the crank, fortunately no great damage to the needles or the shaft. After a good cleanout and a bit of grease the...
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Posted By Knuckles

Great suggestions, thanks. I'm sure I'm...

Great suggestions, thanks.

I'm sure I'm going to love my MultiTool too ! Looks like a Mega Dremel.

The saws on that other site should do the trick, and there's plenty of other stuff there...
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