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Can a person put an 8hsp techumse engine on a 5hspmtd spirit…

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Can a person put...

Can a person put an 8hsp techumse engine on a 5hspmtd spirit 5 hsp techumseh on iti tthat had a

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

The engine mts line up just the 8hse shaft is sdlightly larger

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I got it to work by twisting the belt is there a better way

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