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Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By solomon
Im guessing this has a tecumseh motor on it. Put...

Im guessing this has a tecumseh motor on it. Put a fuel filter inline between the tank and carb. fresh gas again and pull the carb and go back through it..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By solomon
Ebay is a great place to get cheap briggs parts

Ebay is a great place to get cheap briggs parts
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By solomon
First thing id do before i bought a replacement...

First thing id do before i bought a replacement seal would be to go through it. If you ran it hard on low oil it could have scored the cylinder walls or scored up the connecting rod. Pull the head...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By solomon
Rejet for sure. Nice Job btw looks...

Rejet for sure. Nice Job btw looks good!:thumbsup:

EDIT: BTW what method did you use to "plug" the governor shaft bushing?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-14-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By solomon
I always leave the shaft and grind the "flap" off...

I always leave the shaft and grind the "flap" off of it. That way it looks original on the outside still plus i didnt have to get a bolt a tap a drill or loctite. But if you already have the bolt and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-14-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By solomon
Congrats on the carb find and the intake...

Congrats on the carb find and the intake manifold. Time to pull the governor. If you follow my sticky on it you should have it removed and safely back together in less than 10 minutes
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-12-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By solomon
I try to match up carburetors with a the samesize...

I try to match up carburetors with a the samesize or slightly larger ID. Only go with a larger diameter Id if your going to port to match. You will have to make a custom intake manifold to marry the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By solomon
POR 15 is your best friend, or opt for a used...

POR 15 is your best friend, or opt for a used tank in good condition. I know they can be had for >$50
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By solomon
Sounds like you want a Torque Converter...

Sounds like you want a Torque Converter...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-09-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By solomon
if its not a performance build. Why don't you run...

if its not a performance build. Why don't you run a stock 5hp pulse jet carb. If you want to run a float style carb. that bad then you need to loose the gov. IMHO if its just a kids mini bike the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By solomon
I have an intake and carb sitting here for sale....

I have an intake and carb sitting here for sale. Most any carb will work great on this motor, because they came with a horrible updraft carburetor which has horrible throttle response and never run...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-06-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By solomon
He didnt mention what model it was. It may not...

He didnt mention what model it was. It may not even have pickup tubes, it may be an up-draft carb. Clean the carb as mentioned by others, check your intake gaskets and be sure they are not leaky. Be...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By solomon
:iagree: usually due to cracked pickup tubes

:iagree: usually due to cracked pickup tubes
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By solomon
Anyone have a 5HP Block for sale?

Looking for a good Briggs 5hp Flathead. Just discovered mine has an oblonged bore :mad: IF anyone has one please let me know so i can continue my build
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-03-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By solomon
Take your time cleaning that pulse jet carb. Go...

Take your time cleaning that pulse jet carb. Go through it very well. Its likely that your diaphragm on the side has ruptured.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,647
Posted By solomon
A Walbro Carburetor helps ALOT on those engines....

A Walbro Carburetor helps ALOT on those engines. Throttle Response is much "Snappier"
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,374
Posted By solomon
Id rather put the money towards something like...

Id rather put the money towards something like valve springs than the book
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By solomon
I do not know the length offhand. But i can...

I do not know the length offhand. But i can probably get it today. I have some custom parts if your interested.....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By solomon
I would run it. Are you gonna build up an 8hp? I...

I would run it. Are you gonna build up an 8hp? I wouldn't run it over 5k rpm. You would want to buy a tachometer to know what rpms your actually turning. Those motors are REALLY woken up with an...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By solomon
My 5hp is going on my baja mini too

My 5hp is going on my baja mini too
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By solomon
IMHO the 8hp block is much better built than the...

IMHO the 8hp block is much better built than the 5Hp. Its all around stronger from what I can see. I can only imagine the power one of theses engines would produce at 7-10K RPM.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,374
Posted By solomon
http://www.lulu.com/us/en/shop/garry-fisher/the-fl...

http://www.lulu.com/us/en/shop/garry-fisher/the-flathead-master-engine-builders-guide/paperback/product-18795113.html
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By solomon
sell me your flathead

sell me your flathead
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-29-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,374
Posted By solomon
Update: Today I did some machine work to my...

Update: Today I did some machine work to my block. Even fixed the coil mounts. Welding the lifter bore this week. ARC Rod on its way. Tomorrow head work begins. Im running a kool bore bushing block...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-29-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By solomon
:furious2:I couldn't agree more. But you can not...

:furious2:I couldn't agree more. But you can not find a billet rod for any of these engines. And the modified flywheel disturbs me let alone not knowing what **** rpm im turning them at.
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