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CraftsmanQuad19
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PostSubject: Re: This is BEAST !   This is BEAST ! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSun Jul 28, 2019 11:33 am

Don’t forget the oil slingers and the valve seats
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PostSubject: Re: This is BEAST !   This is BEAST ! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSun Jul 28, 2019 11:42 am

Valve seats are a symptom of overheating. I've never even heard of an oil slinger failure.

What kind of carb does that vanguard have? Downdraft?
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PostSubject: Re: This is BEAST !   This is BEAST ! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSun Jul 28, 2019 1:17 pm

Not uncommon to see an opposed with a broken con rod either, sometimes both actually. However that can probably be said for a lot of older engines.

That can be caused by being run with low oil or even a lack of oil changes too though.

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PostSubject: Re: This is BEAST !   This is BEAST ! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Jul 29, 2019 9:06 pm

@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
Valve seats are a symptom of overheating. I've never even heard of an oil slinger failure.

What kind of carb does that vanguard have? Downdraft?

Yes it is a downdraft carb.
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PostSubject: Re: This is BEAST !   This is BEAST ! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeSat Aug 03, 2019 11:07 pm

got the 18 hp Vanguard fired up today before i remove it i wanted to make sure it was good to go ! and i wasn't disappointed. carb was gummed up and something was keeping it from cranking with the key but wasn't looking to diagnose something i wasn't going to use. so cleaned carb and jumped the solenoid and it ran great. hopefully i'll get it removed this week.
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PostSubject: Re: This is BEAST !   This is BEAST ! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeFri Sep 13, 2019 8:53 pm

This rack has paid off for sure, hauls everything i need into the woods to cut firewood. much easier then trying to carry the chainsaw with one hand steer with the other and leave the tools behind ! lol!
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