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A video of my modified Ariens 10,000 series aka blower #1

This is the first snowblower that I purchased back in 2012. This is your typical 70s vintage Ariens with 7hp, locking differential, etc etc.

Here's a video of it in action after I've installed a 3" pulley/18-inch tall chute/DIY impeller kit and a brand new belt:



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Kool!!
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Nice work!! The tall chute and larger pulley sure do make a difference.
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Holy cow, that's an animal! Nice job on the mod's, all seem to work great. Engine sounds smooth as can be too. Great machine...

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perfect combination of all the good stuff. Well done!

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My favorite part of those old designed is how fast they can move through a deep pile with the 24" bucket. I wonder if a unit like that actually can clear snow as fast as a modern 28" or even 32" unit.
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