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#1 adamjd200 OFFLINE  

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Posted February 17, 2015 - 11:16 PM

Been looking for a new engine for my Planet Jr. for a while now and just came across this one, what do you guys think?

http://www.ebay.com/...=item3f46dc176b



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Posted February 17, 2015 - 11:58 PM

Higher than a wood peckers hole.  :(



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Posted February 18, 2015 - 12:04 AM

Wasn't going to offer full price by any means, I know BIN is way to high. lol :wallbanging:  :deadhorse:



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Posted February 18, 2015 - 08:52 PM

Far too high at the BIN price.  Offer him $40.  Those little guys are very solid.  They don't take much to spring to life. 

 

It even has the cylinder head shorting shroud.  Those things are outrageous to find. 

 

Ben W.



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Posted February 18, 2015 - 09:12 PM

That's about what I was thinking, and I still have the old one to rob parts off of.



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Posted February 18, 2015 - 09:26 PM

That's about what I was thinking, and I still have the old one to rob parts off of.


What's the problem with the old engine? Could it be rebuilt?

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Posted February 18, 2015 - 09:54 PM

What's the problem with the old engine? Could it be rebuilt?

Locked up and missing parts.



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Posted February 18, 2015 - 09:56 PM

Far too high at the BIN price.  Offer him $40.  Those little guys are very solid.  They don't take much to spring to life. 

 

It even has the cylinder head shorting shroud.  Those things are outrageous to find. 

 

Ben W.

 

Far too high at the BIN price.  Offer him $40.  Those little guys are very solid.  They don't take much to spring to life. 

 

It even has the cylinder head shorting shroud.  Those things are outrageous to find. 

 

Ben W.

After several offers seller wants $70+shipping, think I might pass, what do you think?


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Posted February 18, 2015 - 10:11 PM

After several offers seller wants $70+shipping, think I might pass, what do you think?

 

Tell him that $112 ($70 plus the shipping) has to be the running price.  Tell him to start it and then sell it for that money.  :D

 

Personally, if you really need a 6S, you have a good candidate there.  It is a clean engine.  It has the shorting shroud.  It has a nice clean serial number tag (getting hard to find now, although there are some NOS ones out there still).  The shroud looks to be solid and the fuel tank is not beat to heck. 

 

One thing that does stick out to me is that it has an original round shroud recoil starter.  That is getting hard to find, too. 

 

I'm not saying go for $70, but I will say that you are looking at what ought to be a decent old engine with some very desirable features.  The seller is right for not giving it away. 

 

Even with all that good stuff to say about it, the 5S and 6S are common engines.  You shouldn't have problems finding another and probably for a better price. 

 

Do you need a 6S or will a 5S work?  I have a 5S here.

 

Ben W.



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Posted February 18, 2015 - 10:22 PM

Ben, I have a 6s rope start here in my Briggs collection and the only reason I haven't put it on this tractor is that the original engine is a 6s with the recoil and I want it to be correct as I plan to take it to shows so I may think it over a little.  



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Posted February 19, 2015 - 02:06 PM

If you already have a 6S I'd use it. It would be cheaper to find the correct shroud with the recoil verses a whole different engine.

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Posted February 19, 2015 - 02:36 PM

I've already thought of that but in another thread on here several members informed me that the recoil uses a different crankshaft than a rope start. BTW I only have a whapping $17.50 in this tractor so I'm willing to put a little more $ into it than I normaly would.

Edited by adamjd200, February 19, 2015 - 02:43 PM.


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Posted February 19, 2015 - 09:27 PM

I decided to let this one go, too much money for me without it running and I don't trust having the seller get it running.






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