I think it has helped in a big way. It was bear to get started, but finally did so. I tried Tulsa Engine, and they don't have any. Am thinking about taking off the the muffler to check for clogging. I wouldn't want to drill the frame or make any modifications to it because it is aluminum and these things are actually collectible now. Lawn-Boy Parts Lawn Boy Parts: Jack's is your place. Maybe the weight issue will be irrelevant, until you reach mid-60s.
It is quite possible that it also was over-primed. What is the clearance of the coil to flywheel magnet? I did change all my gasoline engines last year over to ethanol free fuel. Geo Hi, well here goes another story about a Lawn Boy engine not starting. Take engine off the deck to take off the muffler and check for clogging. We stopped it, made the switch on plates.
I wonder if that has changed? Reinstall the bolts that mount the carburetor to the mower. There are some members who could tell you more about that -- assuming you're interested. Its just fun for an old man to put things back right and have it humming. I plan to do the following: 1. . But it is advised to replace it once it becomes dirty.
Pull the card out and you should be good to go. It was low enough that I could do it from the sidewalk, and like one pass above it. That helps explain some things that I have wondered about. By the way, I don't think this engine has any reed valves. One more comment with regard to starting. If the stating mode is going bad, it will cause problems starting the darn thing. Most seem to run noticeably better.
Later, when I got home, I tried to start it when I took it off the trailer. The hell with newer Lawn Boys. Took the carburetor off and apart. We have the Lawn-Boy Parts you need, including air filters, blades, blower tubes, carburetors, clutches and more. Luvable Friends Printed Fleece Blanket Birds 920calico Lawn boy model 8243 self propelled mower 2 cycle engine runs great vintage electric start self propelled lawn boy push mower 2 cycle lawn boy lawnboy 2 cycle engine f series 8241 bbc self propelled 52 lawn boy vintage commercial 2 cycle mower mowers lawn boy collection on ebay 2 stroke lawnboy engine teardown you. The Honda Insulator Gasket is installed between the Cylinder housing and the Carburetor Insulator Or Heat Dam.
I've replaced the wheels with steel ones that have ball bearings in them. Every time I want to start it, the event is one in adventure, with an unknown outcome. Thanks Good luck finding any type of replacement. Actually the weight of the machine was entirely irrelevant. There had been a bad run of them. I'm kinda wondering what valve s we might be talking about? After using the Briggs pilot jet for a couple of weeks now, I believe it has made a difference, a good difference.
Probably spent the last 15+ years just in storage. Take care and have fun. There is nothing on the market now that will come close to being as good as these. This is in stark contrast to times in the past. Best trim mower I've ever had. I don't see a key slot but I think there should be one.
The 120 Toro, the 125 Honda are not in the same class. That was the last straw, it went to the dump after that. Assume what is needed is a new engine, guessing rebuild would be costly and no guarantee of success. We took it out today for a full day of running. It is a model 10252, serial 9906332.