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My B&S 8hp seemed to bog a bit in heavy stuff. I have a 10/33 Nona that no one seems interested in. I'm thinking the Tecumseh might be an easy swap. A hopped up Bobcat could be fun.
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My B&S 8hp seemed to bog a bit in heavy stuff. I have a 10/33 Nona that no one seems interested in. I'm thinking the Tecumseh might be an easy swap. A hopped up Bobcat could be fun.
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DO a compression test and before you do any transplant surgery then change the V belt or belts as belt slip can cause issues with torque loss.

If the compression test is good you can always buy bigger fuel jets for the carburator to increase the power and increase the torque.
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I don't think there's anything wrong w the 8. Taking the 10 from the big machine is just a thought. It is a good backup even if a Bear to handle for me.
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OK, sold the 10 horse so not happening. Now have '68 Ariens for backup.
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