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Discussion in 'Tree Work Equipment' started by Mr.bear, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. Mr.bear

    Mr.bear Just hangin

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    A customer bought a vermeer sc252 and drought it to me, said it had no power. I went out to move it in to my shop and i fire it up and walk around to the other side and it shooting oil and about a 2-3 inch flame out the side of the head. Apparently it blew a head gasket and no one fixed it. some people don't know what maintenance means.
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    Homemade Well-Known OPE Member

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    This doesn't surprise me with the "throw away" society today.


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    srcarr52 We can't stop here, th1s is bat country!

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    Wow, that a deep gouge. They had to run it a long time with a blown head gasket.

    That head can be welded and resurfaced by any reputable automotive machine shop if new ones are too expensive.
     
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    redoakneck Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Rest of the gasket is fine, just that one little spot can't mean much,

    Sheesh
     
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    bikemike Pinnacle OPE Member

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    That should buff out
     
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    bikemike Pinnacle OPE Member

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    A new hybrid. Inexternal combustion engine
     
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  7. Dub11

    Dub11 Some body poisoned the watering hole!

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    Its a boost port lol
     
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    No no. its one of those new fangled rocket booster turbos
     
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  9. Dub11

    Dub11 Some body poisoned the watering hole!

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    What will they think of next!
     
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    jr27236 Super OPE Member

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    Lol. It could also be a steering assist side thruster.
     
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