I picked this 5.5hp flat head today for $40..... its a good runner. I ran the numbers and it's a 1998, plain bearing block. Decal says cast iron sleeve. What is the difference between this and a normal 5hp? Is the bore and stroke the same? Camshaft? Carburetor difference perhaps?
Hey guys, need some extra space and pocket change to fuel my v8 s10 swap.
'73 mildly modified briggs 5hp (Orange) kool bore, Shaved eyebrows/cleaned up ports/ solid gear crank, COMP GP9330 cam, Stock length ARC billet rod, billet lifters, ARC billet flywheel with +30 degree timing, Bored .10...
I saw some t-shirts on Ebay with a picture of a mini and the words "flatheads forever" underneath the picture. Like a dummy I didn't bookmark it and now I can't find it. Does anyone have a link to this? Failing that any other links to minibike t-shirts would be appreciated.
Years ago I had a "Flatheads Forever" T-shirt that has long since made it past the rag bag. The picture was a guy's head with a Briggs type Flathead looking flat top with a spark plug out the top. I think he was wearing red sunglasses. Sure would like to find another one. Any suggestions for...
So what do you guys see in the future of flatheads. Think there are enough fans of the ole flatties to keep an aftermarket around or do you think they will die off soon? I really love the look and sound of a built flatty and would hate to see them go away.
Ok , so this is a guide I ripped off of DIY go-karts forum and I thought It would be some good info to post here.
CREDITS TO oscaryu1 (from DIY gokarts) FOR WRITING THIS ENTIRE GUIDE!
First of all, get out your dremel, and your little barrel like sand paper.
1) Port. Clean...