Plans for this tractor: build a tow truck to pull dead tractors. Repair Manual, all 924000 models 1974 -1983. The only reason it was a small amount is the deck belt broke! To change transmission fluid follow the directions below 1 To drain the fluid you need to remove the hose located directly beneath the transmission filter from the differential and allow the fluid to drain. Ariens no longer supplies them anymore. The pump cavity is completely full, also the two holes shown on top that are plugged by pipe plugs. Also the Stens is 248034.
I think I will wind up with 1 extra at this point, will keep as long as I have Ariens machines. Though I imagine the single stage blower is considerably lighter than the 2 stage. Dodge Trucker, were you ever able to locate an Ariens hood? If I had my own manual, I'd feel more confident in what I'm doing, so anyone out there lookin to get rid of one or has a good supplier. Need a picture of the whole tractor at this point, that paint looks great. When diagnosing an issue, or showing off your tractor or implement, it's important to add images so we all know what you're talking about.
The pump is assembeled now and will be installed tomorrow. From what I can tell the gearbox needs to be taken off since it's in the center of the belt. They look great the only problem I have with them as I have the 4' blower and my old chains fall between bars and there's no traction compared to turfs with full chain contact. The belts can be bought from Napa. As far as a model number everything appears to be rubbed off.
I downloaded and printed three manuals, relevant to my particular machine, and put them all in a 3-ring binder! If the thrust bearings are bad, you'll have to find a source for them. Anyone know how to diagnose this problem? If the fluid looks bad or thin I would suggest changing it. The seal was torn and evidentally functions as a slinger to keep the oil from splashing on the bearing. I disconnected the hose from the filter and worked about 6 ounces of hydraulic fluid into the pump by turning the wheels with the directional control in neutral. There is one for a mower but that is to long for the blower.
I have 2 but neither of them look like that. Filling with long strand fiberglass resin is 2nd stage, applied a lot 2 nights ago, sanded more than half of it away tonight, 2 solid hours of sanding with an air powered jitterbug sander and an air file. The company began in 1933, making tillers for farming, and the first Ariens Snow Blower was designed in 1959, and arrived on the market in 1960. Take a window motor from a car that has a small gearbox to slow it down, and you can attach it to the screw that turns the chute. I pulled the head and was surprised to find a tight clean bore. If you have the model number, a manual can be gotten from Ariens website free.
If you have a model number to look up, but not a specific serial number, I have found that entering serial number 001000 nearly always works well. My list of things to do. From what I can tell the gearbox needs to be taken off since it's in the center of the belt. The steering, governor, throttle cables hydro release and park cable was seized. Before we get to the Photo Archive, how about some Ariens manuals? I have the rear wheels up on stands and they will not power up. There is a screw and nut on the side of the gear box. I have noticed 1 hose that is by the black know that never had fluid in it.
Hooking the blower back up isn't that bad either, I get it close and slide it on. If the year of the engine matches the year of your sno-thro, you can be reasonably assured that the engine is original. I pulled the head and was surprised to find a tight clean bore. Going to be fabricating a stinger for the back that operates off the 3pt lift arms. It starts and runs good I've mowed with it a small amount.
Picked one up for mine, not installed yet to guarantee the length. After I bought the machine, I joined a few on-line discussion groups to read up on things. Someone told me that hydro fluid was later reccomended for it will last longer and be better. Though mine is an S14, currently it has a 12hp Magnum on it. Ariens Owners, Parts and Service Manual Lookup: is a page where you can enter your model and serial number, and bring up relevant manuals. Welcome, Very clean looking machine.