I wouldn't think the following on a two year old engine, but my 7 or 8 hp
Tecumseh on an old snowblower has a problem with the intake manifold bolts
working loose allowing air to be sucked in. This of course screws up the
gas/air mix and the engine stalls out. I can tell it's happening when it
requires that I run the engine with choke part way on to prevent stalling.
I'd find a place for that v8 snowblower if only to show off in front of the
neighbors. Unfortunately, I bought this old blower after moving from AZ
back to IL and then found out my uncle plows all of his family's drives free
so he has something to do in the Winter.
Yeah, that's kinda what I thought it would be just looking at the url. If I
was going to go that route, I would indulge my interest in railroads and use
a rail mounted rotary snow plow. But, alas and alack and lacking a lass, I
have to stick with something that will fit in my garage along with the two
Thanks for the chuckle anyway.
HI, Mike. I checked the plug. It was black but in desent shape and cleaned
up easily. It was not the problem, however. I took the snowblower to the
'hospital' and they cleaned out the carb and had it ready the next day.
Thanks for your interest and support.
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