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Old 08-25-2019, 03:18 PM
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Those are kinda cool...

What is the second to last, big old briggs???
It is a 1955 model 6. That beast puts out 1 ½hp!
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Old 08-25-2019, 05:42 PM
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Ya I know eh.. weird.. Hp ratings back in the day seemed almost not relevant... My big #14, its a 6hp.....At 2.625 bore x 2.625 stroke...
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Old 08-26-2019, 02:13 AM
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If you want to know what your model number means.

I just picked up a 133432 industrial plus 5hp.
(13) cubic inches
(3) design series
(4) Horizontal shaft, flo jet carb
(3) ball bearing!!
(2) pull start
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Old 08-26-2019, 10:26 AM
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I've actually got B&S's official Numerical Designation Guide file, and it's nice and easy to read.
If anyone wants a copy of the file, they can PM me and I'd be glad to send it to 'em.
I also have a printed version, which I also added to my particular engine's parts manual.
Real nice to have a parts guide when I don't have access to the Web.
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Old 08-26-2019, 01:16 PM
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Join the group "Briggs and Stratton performance and fun" on facebook. They really know their stuff.
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I cant wait for another briggs so i can acually have fun
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Old 08-26-2019, 02:07 PM
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I don't see why people have a hard time finding old Briggs motors. I just started asking everyone I saw if they knew where I could find one. I picked up 4 and have 5 or 6 that I can get when I want. All for free. Some were junk, some ran. The key is asking everyone. Someone will have one. Last week I got in contact with a guy that lives down the road. His best friend growing up was into kart racing and his briggs were built by A. J. Foyt's son. I hope that he kept some stuff and is willing to part with it.
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Yea i hope so that sounds awesome
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I don't see why people have a hard time finding old Briggs motors. I just started asking everyone I saw if they knew where I could find one. I picked up 4 and have 5 or 6 that I can get when I want. All for free. Some were junk, some ran. The key is asking everyone. Someone will have one. Last week I got in contact with a guy that lives down the road. His best friend growing up was into kart racing and his briggs were built by A. J. Foyt's son. I hope that he kept some stuff and is willing to part with it.


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Old 08-28-2019, 06:29 PM
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My newest addition. I picked it up for $20. I am building a 3.5hp "raptor jr" for my kid's mini bike. I got a 3.5 with a ball bearing cover and no internal governor. The cam is plastic and the valves are dished. The 2hp had a steel camshaft and flat valves so I am going to swap them over.
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Ooh I need to see this also I want a 2hp lol they look cool on mini bikes
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And you can see the 2 HPs reeeaal well as they go by slowly...

My 3 HP was $30. Not a terrible deal, but I still need to fix the spark problem.
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OHHH boy.. better lock up the tool shed again....eh guys..
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Hey txluke: Can you post some pics of your 1955 Model 6?
Would love to see all the pertinent details--shape of the block, cylinder head (cooling fins), flywheel, what it looks like with the blower removed.

Wait, who unlocked the tool shed?

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Join the group "Briggs and Stratton performance and fun" on facebook. They really know their stuff.
I am not going anywhere near Faceberg again. Tried to log into my old account and it was asking me to verify my identity by calling some "friends" they had selected for me...and asking them verify me or something.

Like, FOOL, I don't know their numbers! They're Failbook friends!

Furthermore, Faceberg is just not a good place nor format for a discussion forum, sad to say. It's just not optimized for that.
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Old 08-29-2019, 02:40 PM
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The groups are awesome places to get and share info. Sometimes you have to weed out the trolls. It is way quicker and easier than posting on here. I will get you some pics this evening if I can.
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Hey txluke: Can you post some pics of your 1955 Model 6?
Would love to see all the pertinent details--shape of the block, cylinder head (cooling fins), flywheel, what it looks like with the blower removed.

Wait, who unlocked the tool shed?

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Noone did hellion unless txluke did... He he he
Also i agree i want you to open your tool shed so i can see your briggs model 6
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Old 08-29-2019, 03:04 PM
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Pardon????

Idk.... maybe the Spunk bros... be at it again...
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Sorry BGK, I'm lost right now.....
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Idk.... Maybe the spunk bros... Be at it again...
back to topic people
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Here are a few pics. This is the first time I have taken the blower housing off. It and the motor were full off mud dauber nests.
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