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  1. Lawn & Garden Tractors
    When cleaning out the Mikuni carb on my LX279, I inadvertently mixed up the air jet and pilot jet. One has a larger orifice and one a smaller, although the jets themselves are identical in external size and thread. They are at the 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock positions from the intake view. Can...
  2. Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    i recently got my hands on a 1988 318 with a front loader. it does not run that well and puffs white/grey smoke when you hit the throttle. it came with a brand new carb. a niki 146-0626 it says on the side. is this the correct one? or at lease one that should work? thanks for the help guys. love...
  3. Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hello! This is my first post after my I purchased my first tractor yesterday. Picked up an 1988, 318. The previous owner was using ether to start the tractor which I've read is not a good idea. Once the tractor is running it's fine. A little smokey but fine. The carburetor seems to have...
  4. Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hello, Well here is the ongoing saga of my rebuild of a 320. I Completely rebuilt the motor, had the block bored out, new pistons, rings, cam, crank and all gaskets replaced. A friend of mine who works at the local JD Dealer helped me set the gap on the lifters and dialed in the governor and...
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