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MM Sockets vs Standard Size

MM Sockets vs Standard Size (Conversion Chart)

Sockets are available in metric and standard sizes but what if you need to switch between the two measurement systems? Why is one socket too small while the next is too loose? Argh! I get it and...

About Homelite Chainsaws

Know Your Homelite Chainsaw (35 Answers)

Homelite chainsaws were regarded as the best chainsaw for professional and home use for several decades. They were durable enough that many are still in use today, however, in being out of production, they generate a lot of...

How to paint over chrome plastic

How to paint over chrome plastic (8 Simple Steps)

This article is to help you learn how to paint over plastic chrome found on typical vehicle trim pieces. The process isn't difficult, anyone can do it...

2-Stroke Coil Test

Easy 2-Stroke Coil Test (For Small Engines)

Every 2-stroke and 4-stroke combustion engine that powers a lawn mower, chainsaw, grass trimmer, leaf blower or other outdoor equipment has an ignition coil....

5w30 vs 10w30 Honda Lawn Mower Oil

5w30 vs 10w30 Honda Lawn Mower Oil

Honda recommends using SAE 30 oil in their lawnmowers, however, you can use these oils in your Honda lawn mower without any problems...

Kawasaki Bayou 220 Specs

Kawasaki Bayou 220 Specs (Restoration Info)

Kawasaki manufactured the Bayou 220, model number KLF220, all-terrain vehicle from 1988 until it's replacement, the Bayou 250, was introduced in 2003. Years made...

Spark Plug Gap

How To Gap Your Chevy 350 Plugs (2 ways)

Chevrolet introduced the the first 350 engine in 1967 on Camaro models. In 1968 it was added as an option in Chevy Nova models and in 1969 it became a popular high-performance option on all Chevy vehicles...

Great Dane Mowers

What Happened to Great Dane Mowers (History)

Great Dane mowers, invented by Dane Scag, were manufactured by his company, Great Dane Power Equipment, starting in July of 1997. If you're wondering...

Dirt Bike Exhaust

2-Stroke Exhaust Leak Repair Guide by Leon

2-stroke exhaust systems are subjected to extreme heat and vibration during regular use which, over-time, can cause exhaust system corrosion and leaks...

Chainsaw Starter Handle

Chainsaw Pull Cord Repair (Common Simple Fixes)

Your chainsaw endures a lot of abuse from normal use. Vibrations, working conditions and neglect all play a role in how long it continues working...


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