Ariens is using LCT engines based on proven reliability, quality and performance. Like other snow engine manufacturers, LCT’s production facility is located overseas.
Are LCT engines any good?
My experience with LCT is that they are very reliable & very powerful. They run smoothly & start easily. We tested these engines in very tough conditions in the U.P. of Michigan. They are not quiet, especially the 12 horse.
What type of engine is used for a snowblower?
Modern snowblowers are made with 4-stroke engines, but if you have a cherished snowblower from years ago, you’ve dealt with trying to get the perfect fuel mixture for a 2-stroke engine.
How many HP is Ariens 306cc?
However, the general rule of thumb. for small, 4-cycle, utility engines, is to divide the cc displacement by 35 to estimate the horsepower output. This would put your 306cc engine at approximately 8.7 horsepower.
Are LCT engines made in China?
LCT: LCT is an American owned company and they own their factories in China. You will mainly see this brand on Ariens and Husqvarna snowblowers but there are a few smaller brands now using this manufacturer. Storm Force, Ariens AX, and Snow King are LCT engines.
How many horsepower is 208cc?
It appears a 208 cc engine will range from 5.5 to 6 hp.
Who makes Snow King engines?
One may also ask, who makes PowerSmart snow blower engines? Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, PowerSmart USA is distributed by Amerisun Inc. Snow Chief was made by NOMA.
Are Toro snow blowers 2 or 4 cycle?
Toro 4-Cycle Snow Blowers.
Are Ariens snow blowers 4 cycle?
95% of our machines use 4 cycle engines. … Most 2-cycle engine requires a 50:1 fuel to oil mix.
How do I know if my snowblower is 2 or 4 cycle?
The easiest way to determine if your small engine is a 2-cycle or 4-cycle is the number and type of fill ports (where you add either oil or gas) on the engine. If the engine has a single fill port for both the engine oil and gas, you have a 2-cycle engine.