Since both date from 1978, its probably quite likely that your machine was assembled from the two separate components at a dealer, and was then sold as a complete snowblower. Pulled off the heater box so I could run it cooler in the summer - will replace this fall. New Brunswick, Canada Attachment tag for scoop number 924012. Here is Ingo with the story: It was the first week of November and I went hunting on Craigslist for a decent two-stage snow thrower they're technically snow throwers rather than snow blowers because they first collect the snow by means of slower-turning augers than feed into the collection pipe and that then gets thrown out the chute by means of a high speed impeller. Multiple coats of primer, plus 3-4 coats of Chevrolet Orange Engine Enamel Rustoleum.
I have recently obtained what I believe is a 1978 ariens from a neighbour who had it out on junk day! May I use your photos on my page? Please use the pics and tell the story as I'm sure the people that visit your site would really find this interesting. Accessories: associated with the 924000 series 1974-1983 703944 - tire chains 703985 - tire chains 710983 - Differental kit 710997 - Slicer bar 722007 - 120 volt starter. Lawrence thank you for the great web site, it was a great amount of work and you did a beautiful job. Here are some other model numbers I used to try to determine the transition year: White nameplate. If it won't start or run properly get it to a technician before the snow starts falling. Seller didn't post the model number and looks to be an older model. Steven recently aquired this machine, it had a blown engine when he bought it, so he installed a new late model Tecumseh engine, and had the machine repainted.
You know, I have no idea. Everybody I talk to says they don't really care for Tecumseh, they sputter an pop some times, but they have been on snow blowers for years, so even if this motor is rated for 250 hours with a little tlc should last a long time. You see this with many different brands of more modern machines. Still need to check the shear pins and the fluid level in the auger, but I think it's about ready for winter. One document clearly does not list them as 1979 models, a different document says they might be 1979 models. Here are Ingo's photos: first, in the condition it was in when he bought it.
Cleaned some accumulated twine and garbage bags from inside the augers. The auger does not like to stop completely when that clutch is released, so I will be looking into what adjustment needs to be made there so it's a bit safer. Repair Manual, all 924000 models 1974 -1983. Curious what cleaning fluid you use in it? I can't find reviews, how old it is, or if Ariens makes parts for it yet. A 1978 model year machine. .
I would assume these are likely 1974 models. I have done a lot of research by looking at manuals for sale on ebay! Discovered that I would like to smack the person who thought routing the fuel line through the middle of the engine between the flywheel and head was a good idea! I started collecting photos of machines to try to determine what year this transition happened. I went to start the blower this afternoon and while it will run, it will only run when the throttle is set to full. They tend to use the same parts for almost all of there blowers so bearings and other wear items are still the same ones they were using back in the 60s. So I proceeded to disassemble the tractor from the bucket and all related components including bearings and auger assembly.
If you're handy, I'm betting you can get this thing back to peak performance for just a few bucks. I have never seen that before! All it needed was a tune up and new muffler and it runs amazing. I pulled it remembering how many turns out it was set previously and cleaned behind that area. My wife thinks I'm crazy because it sits in the garage where I normally part the truck and am always tinkering with it. Official Ariens webpage is here: Scot Lawrence Page started January 2009 This page last updated March 9, 2015 For information about Ariens parts, see. The fuel hoses, belts and other rubber parts can harden, develop cracks and break usually at the worst time. I doubt it would hurt anything.
For other general snowblower questions, take a look here: I am a member on that forum, and its a very friendly and helpful place! I need the scraper blade with the bent ends that bolt back into the sliders, I got the machine because whoever owned it before got a newspaper caught in it and blew a hole through the side of the motor, I've done a lot of work to it, but I just love it. The best place for snowblower discussion on the internet. I found 2 different model and serial numbers. Better to do this now as opposed to the middle of winter!!! Any input is helpful and if anybody has had this model, how well did it work? The gasket between the carb and intake manifold was half missing, and the clip that connects the float needle to the float was nonexistent. This is the model number used for the whole machine, as a complete Sno-Thro.
Everything looked to be in good shape. The key switch and wiring was completely disconnected, but the wiring was still hanging there. Oh ya , keep a spare auger belt on hand too. I then did some googling and discovered a model 924010 also exists. Then the governor kicks in and the motor revs up and down repeatedly.
I still have to replace the fuel filter and probably the fuel line as well, and will check the fluid level in the auger. But because the 924000 and 932000 series began in the 1970's, I am including them here. The carburetor has had a tiny leak since the day I bought it. So technically three different bucket styles can be found on the 924000 series. The metal piece looks to me like a spring from a clothespin that has been MacGyvered into a spark plug connector.
But also, the model numbers are very interesting! Ingo bought the machine in November 2010, and proceeded to do a full repaint! Thanks for the info on the idle jet. Time to remove all the rusty bits down to the bare metal, including all of the motor sheet metal pieces, and commenced painting and sanding operations over the course of 2 weeks -- outside when weather permitted -- otherwise inside. Hi Ryan, wow, thats a great machine! This one is owned by Ingo R. I stumbled on your website. I knew nothing about snow blowers previous to grabbing it but quickly realized that I had a real classic with an impressive following. Do you know what year this machine is? Mechanically im sure its 924000 series, Ariens must have simply overlapped bucket styles for a few years between the two series. Check common wear areas and start your machine to make sure it is ready.