Is the carburetor hydrostatic?


Brian Monetti, I restore Camaros

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Hydrostatic refers to the transmission rather than the carb. A hydrostatic transmission allows for smooth changing of gear ratios without needing to manually switch gears, which is what you would get with a manual transmission lawn mower. Hydrostatics tend to be easier to drive, especially if you are stopping and turning a lot (like with most lawn mowers) but they generally have lower towing or plowing capacity.

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