KEY POINTS With clear instructions, rebuilding or thoroughly cleaning a carburetor is not that hardExtra replacement parts should be purchased before starting this project INTRODUCTION When I was first told that I have to rebuild a carburetor on my Generac Wheelhouse 5550 generator, I was downright skeptical. But like everything else in life, things are not as … [Read more...] about Rebuilding a Nikki Carburetor on John Deere 1330SE Snowblower
As it happens with all power equipment, things start to break as they get older. If you are a do it yourself kind of person, that means you need to troubleshoot problem(s), buy necessary replacement parts and make repairs. To do your job effectively, you need information. I have collected lots of hard to find information since purchasing my John Deere 1330 SE snowblower … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Resource Guide for John Deere 1330SE Snowblower
This article is a follow up from my previous post titled, Troubleshooting a Broken Headlight on John Deere 1330SE Snow Blower, where I replaced my faulty headlight bulbs on my John Deere snow blower. Specifically, a reader left a note about replacing his OEM bulbs with a BA15s 1156 G18 parking light model from RCTTCO. Quick Summary: As of Jan 2018, stick with the OEM … [Read more...] about Converting to Non-OEM Headlights on John Deere 1330SE Snow Blower
KEY POINTS Comprehensive list of exact spare parts and maintenance items you should purchaseStep-by-step instructions on changing oil and replacing a spark plug INTRODUCTION With inevitable snow season starting soon, I wanted to do some quick preventative maintenance on my John Deere 1330se snow thrower. Based on my previous experience, I also recommend you purchase … [Read more...] about Prepare Early – Don’t Get Stuck in the Snow!
I own a variety of small-engine outdoor power equipment (i.e. portable generator, snow blower, leaf blower, lawn mower, etc). To maintain maximum efficiency, I am constantly cleaning and disassembling engine parts. One of the most annoying aspect of constant maintenance is that gaskets in small engines are the first thing to rip due to age/moisture/etc. In addition, these … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Carburetor Gasket and Save Money