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Re: Not enough power to mow

Postby Jim Becker » Sat May 23, 2015 8:50 am

Scrivet wrote:. . . It's also slightly possible that you have a left hand discharge mower and the PO put a twist in the belt to get it to spin the correct way.

Also slightly possible that he has a right discharge mower and the PO put a twist in the belt, getting it to spin the wrong way. It takes more power to mow with the back side of the blades.

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Re: Not enough power to mow

Postby cub.bub » Sat May 23, 2015 12:49 pm

Eugene wrote:Bruce:

What did you do to fix the problem?

Eugene, I started from scratch, tweaked the ignition, rechecked timing, checked valves and plugs. She still has a little smoke until she warms up , but runs pretty strong, also proper adjustment of the mower deck (level and slightly tilted forward) made the difference. After it setting in a shed for over 3 years by the PO, a couple of cans of sea foam and working her is a plus too I think? :D

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