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Replacing an engine

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Keegan, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 607

    Is it worth it to replace an engine on a backpack blower? Is it difficult?
  2. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

    easy enough to do, but usually a complete engine is 2/3's of the cost of a new blower...the return on the investment isn't there...
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,777

    Whats wrong with the one that on the backpack? Is it just worn out? Can you re-ring it and get a little more life out of it?

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