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8 to 12.5 Hp Briggs Vertical Shaft Engine near NE Ohio

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#1 rugbywarrior89 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 11, 2015 - 11:25 PM

I've got a crappy old 1997 lawn machine that I have been using when I work on my bolens.  Recently, the engine blew up (lost compression and won't start.  Assuming it's the crankshaft)  but I would like to keep it as a spare.  I'm hoping somebody has an engine lying around cheap that I could get (around $50).  I have all the parts off the old 12.5 28Vxxx engine.  I don't care if it's a smaller (or biggger) engine than original, it's only a 38" deck and a spare tractor.

#2 boyscout862 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 12, 2015 - 05:26 AM

Before you give up on that engine, check that a valve spring keep didn't just come off. It has happened to me. When I figured it out it was less than an hour to fix. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted August 18, 2015 - 02:45 PM

Yup, I've also had one that had a bent push rod. 

#4 Phluphy OFFLINE  

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Posted August 31, 2015 - 04:50 PM

I'm in Florida, don't know about shipping etc. but have an older 11 hp vertical that never skips a beat.  Posted in the parts for sale section.

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