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bolens 650 10hp tecumseh. rings

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#106 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted January 15, 2013 - 09:11 PM

Looks Good and should keep you nice and dry.


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Posted September 19, 2013 - 07:30 AM

It's been a while since anything notable in this thread, but I recently did some 'hoodhacking' and finally decided to fess up. From the start, I took in this Gt with a replaced techy motor and good sized chunks removed from the hood.

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I'm not bashing techumsehs as this was the first motor I got to work with and it never outright failed me or

cost me any major headaches and I figure any brand motor can crap the bed and become a mess to deal with. If anything haunted me it was wondering if there was something I could do about what I thought was too loud when running and not enough power to do all the original machine was meant for.

 

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(this would be the stock muffler.,which I replaced with a 'new' one. Wasn't too long before it looked much like the first one and sounded /performed no different)

 

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(part#391026 or 35824 )

This was the optional 'Quiet' unit which at 1st was not easy to find and then prices seemed stupid.

 

One fine day when not looking for it., it appeared and I jumped on it for a song. Which brings us to the hacking and I'd say the pics tell the tale (great fit for the HM100, not so much for a Bolens)

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I put in some spacers to keep cables in line...

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Now I was commited and according to some, probably should have been (for evaluation) :loosing_it:

WARNING:Please look away at this point if graphic images are upsetting to you.. :( :mad2:  

 

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Has anyone used one of these mufflers and what's your experience with them??

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







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