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Posted February 24, 2016 - 07:23 PM

After a lot of hard work with amateur skills, I got my YT11 working again!


I rebuilt my carburetor (kind of twice) but the flywheel key kept shearing. I went online to try and figure it out as I was afraid that something internal was bent. Instead I finally read that you really have to crank down on the nut. That did the trick and it started running pretty well. I went online to see what the gap of the magneto was supposed to be and somebody said .010. So I set it at that. It was running rough so I finally found the engine manual and it said the gap was .020! Twice as wide. So I readjusted it and that made a huge difference.


A couple of tire were leaking, but I put in some of the green goop and drove it around at high speed and they seem to be all sealed up.


I still need an original gas tank. But I am driving it happy.


YT11 with Tiller and Snow Plow
photo Of Ariens YT11 fuel tank 03507100


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Posted February 24, 2016 - 07:36 PM

Glad you got it going!

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Posted February 24, 2016 - 07:47 PM

Good to hear that its going. The plow and tiller sure are handy attachments.
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Posted February 24, 2016 - 09:20 PM


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