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KensLawnCare
03-04-2009, 09:38 PM
anybody running these mowers still i just picked up one needed engine work i replaced 1 bent push rod head gaskets,new head i just got slapped together today, it fired once stalled and wouldnt fire again, im thinking bad spark plugs ran before overhaul it was overheated i picked it up for 500 bucks put $215 into it

KensLawnCare
03-04-2009, 09:39 PM
oops posted in wrong post oh well

bohiaa
03-05-2009, 03:08 PM
MAN O MAN I'm glad to see someone post about these machines.

I used to run one back in the day. you just cant stop them.

there like timex,

after you restore it, I'm sure you can get 5 to 10 years service outta her.

Best of luck

KensLawnCare
03-05-2009, 10:01 PM
the seat bypass wasnt getting a connection thats why it didnt have fire, pour gas in carb.. runs burns the fuel and stalls its getting fuel, in the float bowl , but it ran before i bought it im thinking carb rebuild,or new carb, sounds like new it was a mess before

ExtExc
03-05-2009, 11:31 PM
take the carb apart and clean it out, prob just gunked up with varnished gas.

a 95? that thing will be a collector sometime soon. :)

KensLawnCare
03-06-2009, 12:10 AM
i messed with it a few hours this mornin but had to go mow, ill take carb off and clean it really good those needles are tiny it has to be blocked crap i gotta go i got big day tommorrow bye everyone