Chainsaw Repair

Husqvarna - Stihl - Poulan - Jonsered - Dolmar chainsaws and more => Poulan => Topic started by: Cut4fun . on December 08, 2013, 12:55:58 pm

Title: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on December 08, 2013, 12:55:58 pm
?     This isnt making sense. ???    Looks like the 3.4 but list a 3.0 18" 49cc.

 http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Craftsman-Parts/Chainsaw-Parts/Model-358356081/0247/1503220?pathTaken=&prst=0&shdMod=358356081

Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081
Post by: Eccentric on December 08, 2013, 02:18:41 pm
?     This isnt making sense. ???    Looks like the 3.4 but list a 3.0 18" 49cc.

 http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Craftsman-Parts/Chainsaw-Parts/Model-358356081/0247/1503220?pathTaken=&prst=0&shdMod=358356081

Kevin that's the "underrated" 3400 Sears sold as a 3.0 to meet a lower price point.  It's actually a 56cc 3400/3.4 with different badging.  P/C/Rings part #'s all match the 3.4/3400.  Was a major case of getting more than you paid for.  Seen a few of those.  Worked on a few when I worked at Sears Service in the early-mid 1990's.  IIRC, I worked on more of the "3.0" saws than 3.4 and 3.7 branded CounterVibes.

I just noticed the file name for that saw manual photo.  "crapchainsawpic".  WTF?????????
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081
Post by: Cut4fun . on December 08, 2013, 02:44:25 pm
LOL short for craftsman in my photo pics section. Dont feel like typing it all so I just type crap.
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on June 09, 2015, 03:57:48 pm
Just saving info. craftsman 3.0 3.4 3.7  3.9



Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on August 19, 2016, 06:29:10 pm
Aaron I think this new grey one I got on the trade is one of those 3.0 that is a 3.4 you told me about here.

@Eccentric
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on August 19, 2016, 06:40:48 pm
One dang number marred.  Craftsman 358.?56081

Thinking this is the craftsman 3.0 by numbers here that is really a 3.4



Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Eccentric on August 20, 2016, 03:13:11 am
Kevin use a popsicle stick or plastic straw to measure the bore of the gray saw. Do the same with the 375 and compare measurements. If the gray saw bore is close to the 375 measurement, then it is a 3800.  3700/375 and 3800 bore measurements are just slightly different. A 3400 would be smaller...
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on August 20, 2016, 09:12:32 am
One dang number marred.  Craftsman 358.?56081

Thinking this is the craftsman 3.0 by numbers here that is really a 3.4




Kevin use a popsicle stick or plastic straw to measure the bore of the gray saw. Do the same with the 375 and compare measurements. If the gray saw bore is close to the 375 measurement, then it is a 3800.  3700/375 and 3800 bore measurements are just slightly different. A 3400 would be smaller...

Betting the smaller 3.4 sold as 3.0 due to the 358 number above on it.  Hope it is a 3800 though, but would bet against it.   
I will find the bores and post it here too.

Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on August 20, 2016, 09:15:14 am
Some info I have saved in the poulan 4000 thread.

4000 bore 49.2mm

3700 47.7mm

3400  46mm

The 3400 run around 125 to 135 psi.
The 3700 will run around 150 to 160 psi
The 4000 is the same as the 3700 they both have two thin rings and the only real difference is in
the bore size as far as compression goes.

I have seen the exception posted where someone got up to 175 psi on the 3700 and 4000 models.

Any other info just add to it.  Thanks
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on August 20, 2016, 01:08:17 pm
One dang number marred.  Craftsman 358.?56081

Thinking this is the craftsman 3.0 by numbers here that is really a 3.4




Kevin use a popsicle stick or plastic straw to measure the bore of the gray saw. Do the same with the 375 and compare measurements. If the gray saw bore is close to the 375 measurement, then it is a 3800.  3700/375 and 3800 bore measurements are just slightly different. A 3400 would be smaller...

Betting the smaller 3.4 sold as 3.0 due to the 358 number above on it.  Hope it is a 3800 though, but would bet against it.   
I will find the bores and post it here too.

Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4

I bet right. 

Just checking through exhaust port. It is like 46.2mm give or take some and chrome piston 2 thick rings. So one of those craftsman  358.356081 3.0 that is really a 3.4 

375 was the 2 thin ring bigger bore

If there is a poulan collector interested, just holler.

Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Cut4fun . on August 21, 2016, 11:39:07 am
Some info I have saved in the poulan 4000 thread.

4000 bore 49.2mm

3700 47.7mm

3400  46mm

The 3400 run around 125 to 135 psi.
The 3700 will run around 150 to 160 psi
The 4000 is the same as the 3700 they both have two thin rings and the only real difference is in
the bore size as far as compression goes.

I have seen the exception posted where someone got up to 175 psi on the 3700 and 4000 models.

Any other info just add to it.  Thanks

New owner put his gauge on the 3.0 3.4 and 375 to check psi. I never did as they felt normal ranges to me.

3.0 3.4 135psi

375 150psi
Title: Re: Craftsman 358.356081 3.0 3.4
Post by: Eccentric on August 23, 2016, 02:32:39 am
Good numbers for both.  Doubt they pushed any more than that when new.