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Hi savy toros owners. I am looking at this snow blower, only have a pic so far.
The guy says max 10 years. I know it's older.
Can anyone tell me how old it is

Power shift 1028
I have seen pict of toro 2010 and they seem newer then this one.
 

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Just found out this has no electric starter ....

starting 10hp by hand at -20c is no fun if a bit stoburn with the carb.

Can it be added easily or almost sure flywheel is no good and has to be changed also to add electric starter ???.
 

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Just found out this has no electric starter ....

starting 10hp by hand at -20c is no fun if a bit stoburn with the carb.

Can it be added easily or almost sure flywheel is no good and has to be changed also to add electric starter ???.
nah! 5w30 oil i've fired by hand at minus 20 here .it should have a starter unless it failed and was never replaced, also should have a differential on the axle which makes for easier turns or locked for major traction

note the grease fittings on the legs are my own doing as the bushings like to seize to the axle and spin other wise making the legs bad . it's a easy do and helps retain the bushings
 

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If the first picture is the one you are looking at, it has the serrated auger. It seems like they were in the later models. Others will know what years.

Power shifts are as close to bullet proof as you can get. Do the maintenance and they will run forever.
 

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If the first picture is the one you are looking at, it has the serrated auger. It seems like they were in the later models. Others will know what years.

Power shifts are as close to bullet proof as you can get. Do the maintenance and they will run forever.
Thanks

You are right, after looking closer it has serrated auger.

Was looking at that specific model bcus the snow is very packed in front of the house about 30 feet wide and on both sides of my car port, so I need something a bit heavy to plow through.
 

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nah! 5w30 oil i've fired by hand at minus 20 here .it should have a starter unless it failed and was never replaced, also should have a differential on the axle which makes for easier turns or locked for major traction

note the grease fittings on the legs are my own doing as the bushings like to seize to the axle and spin other wise making the legs bad . it's a easy do and helps retain the bushings
Nice mod if I get it will do the same mod.

Weird that the back of the snow blower is oppenned like that ??
 

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Nice mod if I get it will do the same mod.

Weird that the back of the snow blower is oppenned like that ??
to do the mod the legs have to come off, drilled though so the grease can go in,
open that way as the powershift needs all that room to move front and back, . serrated augers came about around?? 1990 my 88 didn't my 97 did have
 

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Hi savy toros owners. I am looking at this snow blower, only have a pic so far.
The guy says max 10 years. I know it's older.
Can anyone tell me how old it is

Power shift 1028
I have seen pict of toro 2010 and they seem newer then this one.
1996- 2004 Model year.
 

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So bought it this afternoon negotiated a starter bcus it did not have one. Will try to attach couple of pics I took.
 

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yes a 1995 model ,did the other owner install a diff kit? 95 was well before it was made standard and the model number changed
 

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wish my powermax was built as well as the old powershift's , the old ones are night and day made better, real machines for hard work not like todays box store grade.
OP's got a 25 year old machine that IS IN better shape than my 3 year old . make me wonder more if the loncin clone motor will be running like that old tech can in another 2 years
GOOD LUCK OP
 
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