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2006 Ariens Lineup Info
Original Message   Aug 8, 2005 10:46 pm
HERE FIRST, WORLD PREMIER OF THE 2006 LINEUP.

Many thanks to Snowmann for his help and expertise in the field of Ariens snowblowers.

Below are the details for the Extensive upgrades made to the 2006 models.

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Change/New Model Summary for 2005/2006 Ariens Snothros

Compact Snothros

 All new pistol grip style controls/handlebars/dash for better maneuverability.

  • Chute crank has been relocated to operator position
  • More powerful 7.5hp model added to lineup
  • Impeller size increased to 12” from 10” for increased capacity
  • Discharge chute has been re-profiled for increased throwing performance
  • Directional tires w/aggressive tread for improved traction
  • Pin lock feature was added to both sides to provide an alternate wheel position for chain clearance (for those who prefer to use aftermarket wheel chains)

 

New 926,000 series large-frame Snothros

 Deluxe Models w/pin-lock axle (ST926LE)

 Upgraded Tecumseh LH318SA engine from 8.5hp to 9.25hp

  • All-new 926,000 series transmission with 1” diameter high-carbon steel solid-axle and heavy 12-gauge steel frame (over .20" thick at engine deck)..
  • Directional tires w/aggressive tread for improved traction
  • New Quick-Turn chute rotation (no more cranking)
  • New Halogen high performance headlamp

 

Deluxe Models w/trigger-activated remote axle lock/unlock (ST11528LE, ST1332LE)

 All-new 926,000 series transmission with 1” diameter (A311 stress-relieved) high-carbon steel axle and heavy 12-gauge steel frame (over .20" thick at engine deck).

  • New trigger-activated remote locking/unlocking axle feature
  • Directional tires w/aggressive tread for improved traction
  • New Quick-Turn chute rotation (no more cranking)
  • New Halogen high-performance headlamp

 

Professional Models w/Traction Control and trigger-activated remote axle lock (ST926DLE, ST11526DLE, ST1328DLE, ST1332DLE, ST1336DLE)

 

  • All-new 926,000 series transmission with 1” diameter (A311 stress-relieved) high-carbon steel axle and heavy 12-gauge steel frame(over .20" thick at engine deck).
  • New Traction Control w/trigger-activated remote axle lock feature
  • Directional tires w/aggressive tread for improved traction
  • New Quick-Turn chute rotation (no more cranking)
  • New Halogen high-performance headlamp
  • All-new Cast Iron auger gearcase
  • More power for several models (former 9hp 26” model upgrades to 9.25hp, former 11.5hp 28” model upgrades from 11.5hp to 13hp).

 Thanks Again .

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