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  1. Automotive Repairs
    i have this old boat motor that was given to me and i am driving myself(and my wife):wallbash: NUTS!!!!! it is a 1977 jc penney or tecumseh 7.5hp , it is not getting any fire. im not new to working on small engines ( lawn mowers, chainsaws, weed eaters, etc.....) but this one has me scratchin my...
  2. Automotive Repairs
    Hello, I have a 9 hp Honda motor that I am trying to fit to my go kart. The motor needs a new set of clutches. I believe called a torque converter? Anyway, I was wondering if there were any difference between buying the drive clutch and the driven clutch separate or buying the together. The...
  3. Automotive Repairs
    hello, i would like some help with the installation of a 9 hp honda engine on my go kart. it used to have a 6hp on it but i wanted to put one a 9. i am having trouble with the clutch because i am relatively new to small engines. right now, i have a drive and driven clutch that both say they are...
  4. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi I have a MTD 8/26 snowblower with track, runs fine but after about half an hour it loses most of its power to move forward or reverse, everything else is fine, the engine continues to sound normal. I have changed the belts, changed the friction wheel, adjusted the tension on the friction...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    I am looking at go kart engines to place on an old go kart chassis i have, the engine mounting brackets are on left side of chassis. I have been looking at horizontal shaft engines, and have noticed that some have shaft extending from left side and others from the right side. Does this matter...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    my grandfather recently gave me his chainsaw. it has seen a lot of use, but it's well maintained. when i first got it, it would start for a second then stall. so i cleaned the air filter and spark plug. now when it runs, the engine boggs down every 3-5 seconds. any ideas what's causing this or...
  7. General DIY Discussions
    Hello looking for help with Ariens Snoblower with Techumseh 7 hp Sno King engine. I'll start off with engine was stored last spring with properly stabilized gas, oil was changed for storage, shaft greased and drive belt adjusted. We just had our first real storm of the season. Engine started...
  8. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    My Toro [gas] weed trimmer starts easy, but once all the fuel is used from the primer it shuts down. I've cleaned the fuel and filter on the uptake line. What else could I try?
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