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#1 637Yeoman OFFLINE  

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Posted December 18, 2015 - 09:35 PM

Here is all the model info on Briggs and stratton engines

 

The numbers are stamped in the shroud

The first number and the second number are the displacement.

The first digit after displacement is the basic design series

The next digit (second digit after displacement) is the crankshaft, Carb. and governor.

Next digit ( The third arter displacement) is the bearings, reduction gears And auxillary drives.

The last digit is the type of starter.

 

 

The cubic inches go from 0 to 32

The design series goes from 0 to 9

The crank, carb and governor go from 1 to 9

This is what they stand for

  1. Horizontal Vacu-jet
  2. Horizontal Pulsa-Jet
  3. Horizontal Flo-jet (pneumatic governor)
  4. Horizontal Flo-Jet (Mechanical governor)
  5. Vertical Vacu-jet
  6. None
  7. Vrtical Flo-jet
  8. None
  9. Vertical pulsa-jet

Bearings, Reduction gears and auxillary drives

 

0. Plain bearing

  1. Flange mounting plain bearing
  2. Ball bearing
  3. Flange mounting ball bearing
  4. None
  5. Gear reduction (6 to 1)
  6. Gear reduction (6 to 1) Reverse rotation
  7. None
  8. Auxillary drive perpendicular to crankshaft
  9. Auxillary drive parallel to crankshaft

Type of starter

0. Without starter

  1. Rope starter
  2. Rewind starter
  3. Electric 110 volt gear drive
  4. Electric starter generator 12 volt belt drive
  5. Electric starter only-12 volt gear drive
  6. Alternator only*
  7. Electric starter 12 volt gear drive with alternator
  8. Vertical pull starter

*Digit 6 formerly used for "Wind up" starter on 60000,80000 and 92000 series

 

An example would be 170707

17 Cubic inches

Design series 0

Vertical flo-jet

plain bearing

And an electic starter with alternator

 


Edited by 637Yeoman, December 19, 2015 - 12:37 PM.

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#2 chieffan ONLINE  

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Posted December 19, 2015 - 05:32 AM

That is the Model number designation only.  The code number tell you when it was built if built after 1965.  yr-mo-dy-plant & assembly line.


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