What size and years will fit this briggs shroud.

Triley41395

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Saved this from the scrap guy, wondering what size and years will it fit on. All I have is the shroud and a couple small pieces. Would like to swap it out with a newer engine if possible. I believe it's a 3hp from 1959 20220717_074633.jpg 20220717_074620.jpg 20220717_074645.jpg
 
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I'm no expert but I've yet to come across one of these that isn't interchangeable among the small 1.75 & 3.5hp blocks - like the 6BS, 8B, and and later cousins like 60100s and 80100s. Don't know about the 90 thousands. Don't know about 5hp blocks.
 
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On the other hand, this spec sheet indicates the cylinder bore for the six and eight are the same, whereas the 9 has the same size cylinder as the 13. Or maybe it's the stroke length that might be an indicator. Notice the stroke doesn't change significantly UNTIL the 13, at 2.438".
 

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Triley41395

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I haven't seen many 4hps, on Craigslist anyway. Wondering if edger is the right equipment. Tiller maybe...
The 4hp don't show up alot but occasionally. A tiller might be a better chance of finding one but the edgers show up all the time just don't know what size the engines will be.
 

Triley41395

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It's true those edgers keep popping up. I feel like I have to get em while they're hot!
So I went out to check my stash of tillers and snow blowers and it turns out I've got a working tiller with a 4hp,a much newer motor though looks like it came from an edger. My wife and I stop by alot of garage sales and I buy every running tiller and snow blower that's cheap and stick them in my barn. Every one has been 25 bucks or maybe just a little more. If they don't run I usually don't buy them unless it's an hs40 or hs50. Got 5 running tiller and 2 non running snow blower. I'll go out one day after work this week and see if it will fit. 20220814_130017.jpg 20220814_130035.jpg
 
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