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Old 06-21-2002, 04:29 AM
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lawnboy tip

when working on an f series carb, the butterfly valve slides between a slot on the airvane shaft, just pull it with pliers from the Backside of the carb.

vipermanz's $7 mistake of the day
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Old 06-21-2002, 03:59 PM
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It's always good to inform others to prevent things like this, of course I've made even worse mistakes working on old Briggs motors (when I make a mistake I get really mad!)
Did ya break the butterfly or what?
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Old 06-21-2002, 05:12 PM
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i broke it's shaft
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Old 06-21-2002, 06:19 PM
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Ouchees. Now I gotcha. I've broken gov. springs, linkages, etc. many times before.
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