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Please note that a Service sub forum has been created in the Dixie Chopper Forum for all of your service needs. Please post your Dixie Chopper maintenance and repair issues in that forum. We're trying to keep DC Service from having to search everywhere for posts to respond to.
I'd like to welcome DC Service to LawnForums and introduce him to everyone. DC Service is a factory rep. who will be manning the board and will be available to answer questions and help with our service issues. His years of experience of servicing Dixie Choppers is a valuable resource to us and I...
I'm new to this site.
I'm very surprised that it's not very active.
However, my question is...
Is there a set angle that blades should be sharpened at ?
Thanks for all your responses.
I'll check back tomorrow..
It's not even close to spring yet, some 28 days and counting. Can't wait to get pre-emergent down and smell fresh cut grass! Guess I will have to wait it out since it's 12 F and -5 F wind chill factor.
I had to rebuild a LH wheel motor. My best guess is the hub nut loosened and the shaft, hub, and brake assembly ate themselves. Mechanically I have the rebuild done. My plan once the motor is re-installed is to fill it best I can with oil before re-attaching the hoses.
This unit has...
Hello! Does anyone know if I can put a 60" deck on my x2003 50" model
i have a poulan pro lawn tractor (42" cut 18hp) that i have had since 2003. this fall i replaced the battery when it would not start and still nothing. The tractor will try to turn over every 10-15 seconds for a try or two and then nothing. Meanwhile there is fuel leaking on top of the muffler in...
Bad news. Took my Shindaiwa T230x apart and found this: (if you can't see the pics-I'm having trouble uploading), please see my Flickr photostream here http://www.flickr.com/photos/66865723@N03/
I have had cooling system issues with my XXWD 5000 since the day it was new. I have had to stop mowing on more occasions than I would like to mention. The machine keeps hitting 220 degrees when the temperature is over 80 out and I run wide open. I had to buy a new fan this week because the bearings...
what is the best blade setup for a silvereagle 50 inch with a kohler23 hp, cutting mainly fescue ,having excessive buildup under deck, have to stop and clean under deck 2 times while cutting a 5 acre yard. cutting in the late afternoon.
I lost the radiator cap to my 35hp Yanmar diesel today (my fault). It is the same cap as on the 50hp diesel. What is the psi for the cap? My Dixie dealer is 41 miles away. Can I get one at an auto parts store that would work?
Hello guys I am in need of some help. I purchased a XXWD5000 last spring and I cannot keep it cool. It is a 2004 with 2000 hours. I can start it up and in 5 minutes it will sound the siren. I have tried to see how hot it would go and it got to 250 before I had to stop before a melt down. I can mow...
I have a 44" DC with a 20hp Kohler Command. I was mowing a lawn and the mower just died while I was cutting. I noticed the battery light was before I started mowingon but didn't pay much attention to it. I went to my local DC dealer and bought a new battery and that fixed the problem but the...
I have a 23 HP Kawasaki Horizontal engine, model is FH680D. The bushing where the crank comes out on the hydro pump side is seized making the engine stiff to turn tough no lock up it is stiff enough not to run. Dealer says the bearing/seal is available, but not this bushing. Engine only has 550...
i have a 20 hp honda engine it came off a belt drive pressure washer , i bought it and did not came with the control panel
where the ignition key goes to start up the engine . theres is the fuel pump cable , 2 similiar cables that come from down close to the starter grey color and maybe 1 more...
I know they sell them ...... The bench grinder that has the jig built in so you can sharpen your blades to the perfect factory cut. Anyone know where to buy them and how much they are?
I have a 1997 dixie 2200 it mows great but the hydro is very hard to controll it very touchy I craked loose the dump values
and that makes it alot better but I loose a little power any ideas.
I am restoring an old Encore Pro-Line walkbehind mower and I'm really struggling to find parts. Does anyone know of somewhere to get parts for this mower? Another option I've thought about pursuing is using parts from other brands that may be compatible with my mower. Is this a possibility? ...
I'm looking for a gearbox for xw2200 Quad Loop mower, 97 model. If anybody knows where I could find parts or a gearbox for this mower it would be greatly appreciated.
Is there a favorite brand of spark plug that many of you prefer ?
So far, I prefer NGK.
What's yours ?
customer has a everride with 2v750 he bought new but unit has been setting in showroom for more than a year with fuel in it we have removed tanks washed out flushed fuel line replaced filters changed electric fuel pump but mower still is down on power any help please and wher can i find a shop...
I have a 22 HP kohler CV command that has a stripped cam gear.I was wondering if I could get it bored to say a 25 or 27 hp?If so what all do I need to change?I just thought I'd build it and have it for a spare in case I lose an engine.Thanks.
I have a Briggs & Stratton 26 hp Intek Extended Life Series, Mod: 44P777, Type: 0115E1, Code 070622YG with 561.8 hrs on a Scag Tiger Cub mower.
The problem I’m having is that it has become very hard to start in the morning. It backfires out the exhaust and carburetor when I try to start it....
I Have An X2000 Quad Loop Dx, I Canot Find A Serial #, But I Think It Is Someware Around, 1991,1992,1993 Model. I Have Had Trouble With A Pump & A Wheel Motor. I Have Disassembled Both And Canot See Why They Donot Work. No Worn Parts, No Metal Shavings, No Signs Of Heat. What Do I Look For In The...
My deck has buckled. I am looking for a 60" deck does not need to be new just good enough to get thru the rest of this season. Funds are low so be nice.
I'm the new guy at this forum.
I have a toro 255 Z Master 62" cut.
And the problem is that when I engage the PTO, many times the belt to the deck will fly off.
Is it because the belt has stretched over time ???
And maybe, the spring on the idler arm is weak ???
Please help me with...
I have a RedMax trimmer (BCZ2401S) that has stumped me. I'd really appreciate any help/ideas. My problem is that I cannot get it to run with the choke open. I can get it up to about half speed rpms with a partially closed choke and it will run all day like that. But, if I open...
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