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Turbo Diesel snowblower i built just for fun!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by dieselfuel59, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. dieselfuel59

    dieselfuel59 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    10 hp yanmar diesel form 6500 watt generator + 2 junk blower chassis + saab to4 turbo = strange looks from the neighbors, that is until i have to clear the heavy stuff from their driveway!

  2. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 739

    sweet might need to gear it higher to get the full potential out of it haha. Should try converting one with tracks that would be a real beast.
  3. cpsnowremoval

    cpsnowremoval Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    thats cool
    giving me ideas about what to do when my tecumshe on my ariens takes a dump lol
  4. bowtie_guy

    bowtie_guy Senior Member
    Messages: 551

    very nice!!

    how much boost once your into the snow making it work???
  5. dieselfuel59

    dieselfuel59 Junior Member
    Messages: 4


    It puts out about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds under load at 2600 rpm. I increased the engine pulley size from 2 inch to 4 1/4. That puts the auger at stock rpm with the engine at 1800. It will rev to 3600 but it is really not neccessary. At that rpm the Impeller spins at about 1800 rpm (not sure the auger assembly would stay together for very long).
  6. Outd00r Maint..

    Outd00r Maint.. Senior Member
    Messages: 146

    lol,i never thought this could be done
  7. theonlybull

    theonlybull Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    nice sure isn't lackin' balls in the snow :p

    THE-BOSS-PLOWS Senior Member
    Messages: 168

    Nice Would Look Nice With Tracks.
  9. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    Nice work I love the way it sounds