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The Ariens consumer two-stage (24") 8.5-hp snow blower has been discontinued and is not available for purchase at this time.

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Ariens Consumer Two-Stage (24") 8.5-HP Snow Blower

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Grade
Style
Clearing
24"
Wide
Intake
17.5"
High
Surface

Unpaved
Area

Large
8.5-HP Briggs & Stratton Engine
Powerful enough to make your neighbors jealous

120-Volt Electric Start
Easily starts in the coldest climates

6 Forward and 2 Reverse Speeds
Extremely nimble even on snowy or icy surfaces

24-Inch Clearing Width
Quickly clears driveways and sidewalks


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Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton Snow Series
Engine Type
4-Cycle OHV
HP
8.5
Starting System
120-Volt Electric /w Recoil
Fuel Tank
3 Gallons
Auger Housing / Chute Control
Auger Diameter
11 inches
Impeller Diameter
12 inches
Profile
Steel 3-Blade
Auger Material
Serrated Steel
Chute Material
Steel
Chute Rotation
Unknown
Turning Radius
195 degrees
Drive System
Drive
Disc-O-Matic
Gear Case
XS Aluminum
Reverse Speeds
2 Reverse
Tire Type
Directional Snow Tread
Forward Speeds
6 Forward
Tire Size
13" x 4"
Options
Remote Deflector Contols
No
Drift Cutters
Sold Separately
Front Weights
Sold Separately
Hand Warmers
No
Overview
Weight
164 Pounds
Dimensions
44L x 26.5W x 53H
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
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Ariens 8524E Reviews & Ratings
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Ray
Franklin, MA
REVIEWED
JAN.
21
2011
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Ariens 8526
There must be a design problem with the auger belts. I've owned mine since 2005, and just installed the 3rd belt, which has slippled off twice. They quickly stretch. Each time I've replaced it I've thought, wow, this is the snowblower I remember. Then in no time at all I can barely throw powdery snow 10 feet. The dealer told me to replace the belt every 2 years. I told him that didn't sound right, and he said "yeah, that's about right." I still don't think it's right. No one I... more
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Steve Toborg
Lynn, MA
REVIEWED
JAN.
18
2010
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Very Disappointed In Ariens Quality
I am extremely disappointed in the quality of my Ariens ST8526 snow thrower. I paid a premium to buy Ariens because it had a good reputation for quality and reliability, but this product seems to let me down whenever I need it the most. If they are trying to follow in the footsteps of Chrysler, and squandering their reputation, they are doing a good job.

I have only owned the product for 5 years and have had numerous problems, including replacing the belts twice. The first time it... more
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Carolann
Bayside, NY
REVIEWED
JAN.
12
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Be The Most Popular Guy On The Block
We live in the northeast and have owned our Ariens since December 2003. It has never let us down. Our neighbors have replaced theirs at least once over the years but this machine keeps on working. Properly maintained, this snow blower will last for years to come.
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