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 11 
 on: March 28, 2015, 02:17:43 PM 
Started by biker - Last post by Jim Knutson
Check to make sure the crankase breaher is working,  it sounds like it is building crankcase pressure to me.

 12 
 on: March 28, 2015, 02:00:51 PM 
Started by Murphy7x - Last post by Todd99
I don't think a membership is required George this is something the Iowa and Kansas guys got up. I am pretty sure the national race fell through.

 13 
 on: March 28, 2015, 01:13:49 PM 
Started by biker - Last post by biker
I have a Kohler engine that will start running then suddenly start smoking blue oil smoke and blowing gas and oil back through the carb and exhaust. After a while it will fire up run for a minute then do it all over again.  I have no Idea Any ideas before I tare into it?? confused Its a 16 hp ohv in a Sears mower.

 14 
 on: March 28, 2015, 12:24:05 PM 
Started by Darkviper - Last post by Darkviper
I have fxs for sale or trade fully build gx440. Comes with spare block and new front Hoosiers on rims. 2000 in alone would trade for a motorcycle, sports car. Or ill take 2000 for it. Located in Kalamazoo mi.

 15 
 on: March 28, 2015, 11:39:57 AM 
Started by Murphy7x - Last post by George Herrin
I presume a US event since posted in this section. Is membership required!!!

 16 
 on: March 28, 2015, 11:35:06 AM 
Started by stevenk - Last post by George Herrin
The lifters in the model 19 with a alt 212 cam bottoms out under rpm, the bores need a good chamfering to eliminaTE THIS. EC springs and stock vlaves have no issues with clearance or bind. This is a .389ish lift cam at the lobe. Clearance the lifter bores and new gear with no play on key iot should be fine.

 17 
 on: March 28, 2015, 11:28:10 AM 
Started by Gui961 - Last post by George Herrin
And ec sells a steel ring gear that works with any of them no chance of ripping those teeth off.. They can be had off ebay (starters) for 75.00 and have more torque than the OEM.

 18 
 on: March 28, 2015, 11:01:09 AM 
Started by Sooie - Last post by Sooie
Hey guys new to the forum.

I recently bought 2 vanguard motors from an estate sale of a former small engine repair man. Got both for $30. A 2008 18hp horizontal shaft and a 1990 14hp vertical shaft both electric start. Both have been stored inside with oil and no gas since being pulled. No rust. Just grime from normal use. Both have good compression and oil is clean and valves are good.

The 18 was missing a flywheel assembly but I bought a used one. So other than some screws for the housing cover the engine is now complete as far as I know. I'm told with some gas and a battery it should start and run. 

The 14 is missing the air cleaner assembly, the screen for the shroud housing over flywheel and screws for housing.  That's all as far as I know.

My questions;

1. What is value as is & what is value with both running, what can I sell each of them for?
2. Is it worth putting money into them to hear them run?
3. What can they be used for? Are they a popular item?


Open to all advice! Thanks! Pics coming soon!


 19 
 on: March 28, 2015, 09:47:59 AM 
Started by Fastgal20 - Last post by Fastgal20
yes it's still for sale.....   in west Virginia,    its a great machine,      if I don't sell it I going to race a couple races.

 20 
 on: March 28, 2015, 09:29:40 AM 
Started by Gui961 - Last post by Michaelgc7
I suggest messaging tyler, he has one matched to the billet flywheels for just over 100$ (130 i think) or if you have 13:1 compression or less with the right kill switch this is by far the cheapest solution http://www.ebay.com/itm/Briggs-stratton-691564-693469-808106-STARTER-NEW-/290356892368?hash=item439a9e92d0&vxp=mtr

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