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Offline Stix

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New here......
« on: March 31, 2004, 02:50:38 PM »
 ;D  Man this is just the place that I have been looking for!! Anyways, I just bought a Husky 372xp for big Eucalyptus (sp)? and was wondering who to take it to for some mods. Mainly exhaust to make a little power but mostly for the fact that it makes it run cooler. A big plus in the summer. I live in california and heard that there is someone good in oroville? If so thats great, right in my backyard. Let me know. Also , I'm not against sending the saw to someone also. Maybe some guidelines as to what I might expect to pay for a good pipe job too. Thanks alot.......... Jerad

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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2004, 03:16:57 PM »
Jerad;
Welcome to the forum.
There are a few to choose from, I haven't had any saw mods done so I'll let the others respond.
I did order a replacement modified muffler for my 335 climbing saw from Walkers for the reason you described.

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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2004, 03:39:59 PM »
Try Dozer Dan, He does great work, His power ported Dolmar 7900 outcuts a Stihl 044 and I think a Stihl 066 as well, but I'm not certain. His user profile will give you an email address if you want to contact him for saw mods, He'll even modify the engine itself if you want him to and you'll have a saw with the power of a 395XP but the engine of a 372XP. his work is as I and many others will agree first rate.
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2004, 11:07:54 PM »
Well you have fallen in with a rum lot, here, but we'll try to keep things held down a bit, in honor of your status. ;) Meanwhile if a muffler is all you are thinking of Walker's will send you a modified one for about $35. 8) 8) 8) Just remember to richen up the high speed screw a bit.  :P
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2004, 05:21:25 AM »
yep, this is the place your looking for.
dennis helped me with advice on opening up my muffler.
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Re: New here......
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2004, 07:08:56 AM »
As I spend wayyy to much time looking for chainsaw info on the web, i have a link to a thread all about opening up mufflers on 372's:
http://www.arboristsite.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=5127&highlight=372

If you have any questions after that, ask away.

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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2004, 01:55:33 PM »
I dont know why I never saw that thread on AS before, I know I should have seen it. Its very well said there, if one can have more than 2-5 questions after reading that thread, they must be confused or new to chainsaw mods.
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2004, 08:51:33 PM »
 8)Welcome Stix. we be neighbours. I will listen for that new saw.  Welcome Aboard, from Marysville, Dist 10. 7mi. No. stop by  Duh---Duane 8)  free coffee
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2004, 09:38:11 PM »
Where abouts in Marysville? ;D

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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2004, 10:26:01 PM »
Stix.   7 miles north on Hy 70. district 10. live on Boyer Rd 790  Duh---Duane . stop by    741- 8492
village Idiot---   the cat fixers----  I am not a complete Idiot. some parts missing.

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« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2004, 04:36:48 AM »
Husqvarna 335 --Photos MUST be in the Forestry Forum gallery!!!!!--.com/photo/26601181/130560487lwqkUo

Husqvarna 335 modified --Photos MUST be in the Forestry Forum gallery!!!!!--.com/photo/26601181/130560555jUWRRJ

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« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2004, 01:06:51 PM »
Hey kevin, that modified 335 muffler looks a little oily to me, I cant really tell whats been done to it.
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« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2004, 02:27:18 PM »
It's the high gloss paint Walkers use to finish them.

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« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2004, 03:58:00 PM »
Oh It looked like the crap and oil that normally accumulates on the muffler after the saw has been used some. I just cant tell that easily. Did you get any major gains on your 335? Just wondering. I may get one sooner or later.
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« Reply #14 on: April 02, 2004, 04:03:18 PM »
The only gain is cooler operation.
rpm didn't change, it's exactly the same.

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« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2004, 04:08:48 PM »
Well I was just curious, thats good though, the engine runs cooler and therfore lasts longer, I wouldnt mind that on ANYTHING with an engine.
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« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2004, 04:11:25 PM »
There isn't any screen in it and the exhaust port is larger so the carbon build up should be less.

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Re: New here......
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2004, 08:17:54 PM »
You should try EHP ported saws. His saws are smokin fast. His 7900's run with an  066 and 088  in stock form and usaually beat them.
He makes the really fast and built to last.
His 346 will run with any stock 372.
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Re: New here......
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2004, 09:08:37 PM »
Hi
It is true that you can build a little 346 that will run with a stock 372 but you neglected to add the fact that you have to run that saw on a mixture of alcohol and nitro. I don't consider that type of saw built to last. Those saws are built to the max and not for the average person to run. At about 3 second, wide open throttle, out of the wood and the engine is toast.
I have ran those little 346s with woods mods built by Ed, Ken Dunn and myself and the difference between all 3 are next to nothing.
Mufflers done by Ken and myself all come with spark screens. In some areas in the US they actually inspect your saw to make sure they are in place.
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Dan

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« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2004, 08:58:22 AM »
John asked me if I wanted a screen in the 335 muffler but I opted out because it plugs up with carbon too readily.
I still have the original muffler.


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