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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:20 am

@Crazy_Carl wrote:
that’s a classic video “Mom I’m fine!” lol

Anyway I would drop the bowl on the carburetor to make sure there’s no oil in it and put in a new set of plugs since that set is fouled from all the oil.
I'd just say screw it and send her, lol. Course I ain't the sharpest bulb in the drawer.... lol!
Nice roll Rich! I still say you need a haircut.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:51 am

Just messin with ya man!  Glad you're ok!


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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:38 am

Hahaha, that's a riot Mighty.

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:35 am

@MightyRaze  That's an epic screen shot and a good meme.  There's even smoke coming out of it.  Would you PM that screenshot?  I need to start meme making again lol
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:45 am

Haha, good times.

I think my PCV valve had already failed before this conundrum, so I might try a different one lol. And she's definitely getting a different air filter(what, you thought i was gonna buy one?). And I'll just clean the plugs. It'll be aight. lol!





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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:24 pm

So i cleaned all that mess up and drained the bowl. Gas in there about matched the color of the oil. Gross lol.


Got her back running and I thought to do a compression test. I think the last time i tested it, it didnt have much more than 90psi. I can tell this engine has a sh*t ton of hours on it. Probably needs head gaskets and rings. Maybe a project for when I get a job...

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:55 pm

Build a stroker out of it while you have it apart Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:24 pm

As long as your oppy run good, and has enough power, i wo'nt rebuild it. You can try to put some high temp silicone between the head, the gasket and the block to get e tiny bit more psi, but i wo'nt buy new rings. Make a better Exhaust, so the smoke looks like it needs to be there! And looks like it's be enough compression to have enough power. I want to see, how your machined air filter thing will fit, and if it will work well.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:09 pm

@MightyRaze wrote:
Just messin with ya man!  Glad you're ok!

That might just have been the best thing I've seen today.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:19 am

Smoking isn't a good thing for these engines....... or any engines that aren't running of diesel lol
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:22 am

But it's fuuuuuuuun!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:29 pm

Yeah, I can't say seeing one of my gas engines smoking is something I'd ever call fun. Usually nerveracking, haha.

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:34 pm

Smokin like a diesel is fun, but not good for the engine, unfortunately.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:42 pm

Well the smoke this time was from oil that probably gushed up the PCV tube lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:43 pm

Yeah that's what I figured.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:44 pm




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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:57 pm

Maybe run a drill bit down in there with the PCV fitting threaded in. That way it’s a smooth bore inside. Otherwise looks great rich
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:02 pm

@CraftsmanQuad19 wrote:
Maybe run a drill bit down in there with the PCV fitting threaded in.

Sounds like a good way to break a drill bit, ill probably just cut it down lol
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:52 pm

Yeah I break a lot of bits hehehe
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:03 pm

Yeah I'd just take it out and cut the end down like Rich said so when the it's threaded all the way in there's nothing sticking on the inside. Looks good though Rich, pretty slick looking setup.

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:39 am

Looks like there is a milling machine right there, could always clamp the setup to the table and run an endmill down there. May need a longer endmill or a hole saw may work.
That part looks real good though.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:23 am

You could try doing it by hand too with a die grinder
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:17 am







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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:35 am

Snorkel install looks good. What are frogsnacks? What are you soaking the carb in? water?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:50 pm

*For frogssnacks
*For frigssnacks
*For friggssnake
*For frigssake
*For f***sake

Oh and it was some sort of detergent and water, plus i boiled it
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT3000 "MUTT"   Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:51 pm

Snorkel looks good, I like the work you done on the adaptor.


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