Tecumseh Rebuild

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by gorper99, May 19, 2008.

  1. gorper99

    gorper99 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    I have a Toro SB with Tec.2-cycle that needs new rings and bearings.Do I really need to hone the cylinder or can I just clean it up and install the rings.Or should I just invest in some tools and do it correctly or maybe just strip it down to a short block and take it to my local dealer and let him install the rings.I have untill next winter on this.
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I might consider investing in a small engine repair manual.
  3. Breezmeister

    Breezmeister LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from South Jersey
    Messages: 1,796

    Alittle more info would help, like model number and serial number.
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  4. gorper99

    gorper99 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    Tec# HSK635 Ser# 210015234.Can I remove the carbon buildup without buying a ridge reamer,and how do I hold in the new needle rod bearings?Looks kind of hard.
  5. sawman65

    sawman65 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 754

    go get a briggs replacement and save your self the trouble.

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