A lawnmower that emits white smoke probably has an engine that is burning oil. This is most likely caused by the oil being overfilled or the engine receiving an excess of oxygen.Continue Reading
Lawnmower engines also burn oil when they are filled with an incorrect grade of oil. Operating a lawnmower on a steep incline may also cause oil to burn; it is better for the engine and safer for the operator to mow across the face of a hill, rather than up and down.
Any air leak, even a small one, causes a higher oil mist than the crankcase breather is capable of handling. Check for air leaks in the crankcase or leaks caused by worn cylinders or rings.Learn more about Outdoor
To change the deck drive belt on a riding lawn mower, remove the key, and disconnect the spark plug. Set the deck to the lowest position, and remove the deck belt guards. Remove the belt-keeper rod, loosen the nuts on the idler pulley, and remove the existing deck drive belt. Set the new deck drive belt into place, and reassemble the lawn mower.Full Answer >
Some features of the Black Max 21-inch, 160-cubic-centimeter, self-propelled Mower include a 160-cubic-centimeter Honda engine, an auto-choke system, rear wheel drive with variable speed, and three-point height adjustment. Additionally, the Black Max mower powered by Honda has a 1.9-bushel included bagger and a deck wash port.Full Answer >
Build a smokehouse out of wood or concrete blocks, construct a firepit nearby and direct the smoke from the pit to the smokehouse. Although the temperature inside the smokehouse remains at about 200 degrees Fahrenheit, construct it in an area away from combustible materials and the main residence. Before beginning construction, check with the local building department concerning fire and building codes.Full Answer >
Building a forge requires lining an appropriate material with furnace cement to hold the burning coal and a hood and vent to remove smoke. By using two sinks for the main part of the forge, you can create the quench tank you need to cool metal next to the forge's burning chamber.Full Answer >