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#1 Bob IN OFFLINE  

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 08:01 PM

I just picked up a handiman jr tractor. What motor would this of had?

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 08:16 PM

I think they originally used a model U Briggs. Not sure if they used any other engines in production or not.



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Posted May 20, 2014 - 08:23 PM

I think they originally used a model U Briggs. Not sure if they used any other engines in production or not.

I have never heard of a u briggs. Unusual motor? Findable?



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Posted May 20, 2014 - 08:35 PM

I know where a couple units like this are I could buy I will check an see if he has a extra motor for one. An Doug is correct it's a model U briggs The units he has are on steel wheels

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 09:40 PM

the current asking price for most U briggs is around $400. The engine is highly soot by briggs nuts, because of its vacuum fuel tank system. only a couple of yrs used the U, I believe the" I "was also used on some, but I'd have to look it up. The late jr were the ones with the hoods, the early (35') models didn't have one. Those tires are pretty hard to find also, so if you can get an engine that would make a nice machine to restore.


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Posted May 20, 2014 - 09:41 PM

I have never heard of a u briggs. Unusual motor? Findable?

The U is the one with the gas tank that looks like a small freon bottle strapped to the front of it. If you go to asecc.com and look through the Briggs data. There should be a picture there. This is probably one of those cases where the engine is worth more without the rest of the stuff (tractor) hooked to it.


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