Published on February 2nd, 2015 | by Turner Anderson0
Installing Drift Cutters on an Ariens Two Stage Snow Blower
Watch our video on how to install drift cutters on an Ariens two stage snow blower.
Drift cutters extend from the sides of the auger housing to knock snow drifts down into the augers. See how easily they attach to both sides of the auger housing.
Remove ignition key
There are pre-cut holes on the auger housing, insert the mounting hardware into the center hole
Insert the first drift cutter onto the auger housing, placing the bolt through the slot
Put the second bolt through the top hole on the auger housing
Put the wing nut on the center bolt, do not fully tighten
Alight the top bolt into the top groove of the drift cutter, put on this with nut and hand tighten
*This is what is known as the storage position, the following steps will tell you how to put the drift cutters into position for use
Loosen both bolts, but do not remove them
Slide the drift cutter backwards to remove the top notch from the bold, flip the drift cutter clockwise so it projects over the front of the auger housing
Alight the notch with the upper bolt, and tighten the wing nuts
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