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"New" Bobcat owner here with some questions

I picked up a non-running Bobcat T7-2-24 on craigslist the other day. I cleaned it up, put a new carb, fuel filter, & hoses on it and it started right up.

I also put new belts on it I got from NAPA by taking the old belts in and measuring them.

A couple of questions.

1. I didn't get it all the way back together yet, but it looks like the impeller spins all the time, is this correct? Do I need to lube the belt/pulley so that it only spins when the handle is engaged?

2. The faster/slower lever doesn't seem to move or do anything. Am I doing something wrong? Do I need to pull out and turn or just turn?

3. What is the oil capacity for the engine and the drive mechanism? Both use 5w-20?

4. While running, the impeller hits the side of the housing, but only with one blade. I was thinking of taking a body hammer to it and beating on the housing a bit to try to make room, there isn't much room to swing a hammer in there. Bad idea?

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