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A fun little snow blower mod thread

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I want to have this thread with pics of mods you have done/added to your machine whether purchased or home brewed, Only thing I ask is just put a pic and a description of the mod and keep the conversations to other threads, If you have questions on a particular mod PM the poster and see if they will start a thread on it to discuss. I want this to be the mod only so others can look and get ideas on mods they can do for themselves if they have not thought of the idea or a different way of doing the idea.

Thank you and lets keep this fun now that the off season is upon us.

Well I put BB on my skids for when I get the auto turn kit for the ariens
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Used flat head stainless screws with spacers in the bearing to put it in the center of the skid and the bolt can be tightened up. Also the bearing sits a little less than 1/8 of a inch below the skid so the skid will still work as intended if any bumps should get in the way.
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Left just enough space to scrape anything that decides to stick to the bearing but don't think that will be a issue
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Where did you get the bearing?

Is there a bearing #? Diameter? Inside shaft size?

I'm considering using a rollerblade wheel, any thoughts on that instead of using a rollerblade wheel?

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Very cool idea. I'd apply an ample amount of grease to the outside seals to prevent water ingress to the inner bearings. I'd probably go with a rollerblade wheel due to the better rolling grip plus there are no side seals to get damaged while turning the machine if it were to bring up on anything.

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I'd probably go with a rollerblade wheel
Coby7 already did that to his Yamaha.

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Changed out the plastic bushings on the auger and drive axel for roller bearings on several machines. I posted a thread on it here: https://www.snowblowerforum.com/forum...-bearings.html
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Roller blade mod.
- Ariens - bearings 22x9x7 mm, wheels 85mm
- Husqvarna - bearings 22x8x7 mm, wheels 82mm
- Craftsman - bearings 22x8x7 mm, wheels 72mm
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