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Engine Related Parts

Engine Parts Notes:
FUEL LINE KIT #fuellinekit
This kit includes all you need to replace the 1/4" ID fuel line and filter found on 6, 7 or 8 HP Briggs & Stratton engines. Hose deteriorates with age and ethanol is not helping any. This fuel line is safe for ethanol blends of 10% and higher! Hose length supplied is 2 feet so you can trim to fit your shrouding since they vary. 150 micron filter and 4 clamps are included.

Fuel Line Kit
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Fuel Line Kit
FUEL FILTER #fuelfilter
This is used on all 6-8 HP B&S engines where a fuel line feeds the carburetor. It replaces B&S 298090 and other numbers. Original filters may be of a bullet shape, this is a drop-in replacement. If you have an old bowl type filter with a damaged screen you can use one of these in the line for extra protection. You can select the filter or the filter with a pair of new clamps.

Fuel Filter $3.25
Fuel Filter with Clamps $5.25
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Fuel Valve Kit
FUEL VALVE KIT #fuelvalvekit
This kit includes the valve and clamps to add an inline fuel shut-off to engines with 1/4 inch fuel line. This includes 6, 7 and 8 HP Briggs & Stratton engines. It can be installed with the fuel line kit found above. A fuel line shut-off can be desirable if you are concerned about carburetor fuel weeping. On units with electric start the factory valve is often inaccessible and certainly is not mitten friendly. This valve can be added for convenience.

Fuel Valve Kit
$8.25
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Fuel Valve Kit
THROTTLE CABLE #throttlecable
This cable replaces Gilson cable #37184 (LawnBoy/Toro #742516) It is sized to match the original and is ready to use with the Z bend formed at the end. This cable was used on many 10 HP Tecumseh models. For reference this part measures 35 inches from the mounting flange to the end of the sheath. Please note that this part does not have the plastic overcoat like the original.

Throttle Cable
$15.00
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Throttle Cable
FLO-JET CARBURETOR KIT
Replaces Briggs & Stratton 394693, 291763, 295938 #flojet
Carburetor Kit Typical Flo-Jet Carburetor

Check the kit description to be sure but this probably covers your Flo-Jet carburetor found on 6-8 HP engines. The kit includes all of the seals seats and needles required to restore a carburetor from normal wear or neglect.

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If you would prefer the genuine B&S kit select this one

PULSA-JET CARBURETOR KIT
Replaces Briggs & Stratton 495606, 494624 #pulsajet
Carburetor Kit Typical Pulsa Jet Carburetor

Carburetor Overhaul Kit replaces B&S #495606 / 494624. Fits 3 - 5.5 HP Horizontal, Fits Models: 80200,81200,82200,133200,135200,92200,93200,100200 ,111200,112200 & 130200 with Pulsa Jet CarburetorsThe kit includes all of the seals seats and needles required to restore a carburetor from normal wear or neglec

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B&S STEEL FUEL TANK 6-8 HP ENGINES #290816 #fuel_tank
290816 Fuel Tank

This steel fuel tank is commonly found on 6,7 and 8 HP Briggs and Stratton engines up until the 1980s when some engines were equipped with plastic tanks.

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791545 Fuel Cap Only
Ths is the cap that fits the 1 gallon steel tank sold here. It does not fit the smaller tanks with the carburetor mounted on top. it is the cap shown in the picture.

The Sno-Guard fuel tank cap with the slush shield has been discontinued.

GASKET for GLASS FILTER BOWL #68477 #fuel_bowl_gasket
68477 Bowl Gasket

This gasket is used on the glass filter bowls found on older B&S 6, 7 and 8 HP engines.

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PULL GRIPS #280035, 393152, 491288, 4119, 66728, 490652 #pull_grip
PULL GRIP

These sometimes suffer from dry rot. Replace yours for a secure grip. They come in 2 sizes according to your parts list or engine size.

#280035, 393152, 491288, 4119 for 3.5, 4 & 5 HP Engines
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#66728, 490652 for 6 to 11 HP Engines
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B&S RECOIL CLUTCH # 399671, 298310, 394558 #recoil_clutch
Recoil starter clutch

If your recoil clutch is worn or has not responded to cleaning this is the item. Be sure to use the clutch tool below when removing and reinstalling this part.

Do you have a spare flywheel key?

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Clutch Removal Tool
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B&S RECOIL SPRING # 490179, 294303, 5010 #recoil_spring
Easy Spin Recoil Spring

This is the rewind spring for just about all 4 stroke B&S engines. Installation instructions can be found on my servicing procedures page and in your engine manual.

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B&S OIL FILL PLUG # 66768, 281658 #fillplug
Crankcase fill plug

If yours is damaged from pliers or lost here is the replacement item.

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Is your oil drain plug in good condition?
B&S Engine Muffler 297274, 493936, 494585 #297274
B&S Engine Muffler 297274, 493936, 494585
Bolt-on type muffler with deflector & screw. Fits many 4 & 5 HP Briggs & Stratton engines and some 6-8 HP models. Confirm your part number before ordering.

$7.50
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B&S Engine Muffler 297274, 493936, 494585
INLINE MUFFLER #294599 #inline_muffler
Inline muffler

Inline Muffler Found on older engines in the 6-8 HP range. 3/4 NPT mount

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B&S BOLT ON LOW TONE MUFFLER #692304, 391313 #bolt_on_muffler
Bolt on muffler

Found on engines 6,7 & 8 HP B&S engines of the mid 1970s. this muffler bolts to the exhaust port. On these engines the heater box has an elevated section around the muffler.

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B&S INLINE LOW TONE MUFFLER #393010, 390249 #inline_lowtone_muffler
Inline Low Tone Muffler

Found on newer engines in the 6-8 HP range. 3/4 NPT mount. These engines have a larger heater box hole for the muffler.

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TECUMSEH MUFFLER # 33280, 33280A, 34185B #tecumseh_muffler
Tecumseh Muffler

Found on many 7, 8 & 10 HP engines including 10 HP engines used on Gilson snowblowers.

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B&S CONVENTIONAL MAGNETO COIL #298316, 697037, 299366, 298968 #magneto
Magneto Coil

This is the magneto coil used with conventional breaker points or an add-on solid-state module. See 2 common sized listed below.

4 & 5 HP Models #298316, 697037
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6, 7 & 8 HP Models #299366, 298968
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B&S SPARK PLUG BOOT & CONNECTOR #boot
Spark plug boot

These are frequently lost or damaged but not expensive or difficult to replace. Minimize connection corrosion.

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B&S CONVENTIONAL IGNTION BREAKER POINTS #299061, 294628 #points
Breaker Point Kit

These are the conventional points found on most pre-1981 engines. If your engine is 1966 or older be sure to consult a B&S parts breakdown since yours may be different. Flywheel tools, see below are required to do this job properly.

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Flywheel Removal Tool
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SPARK PLUG CJ8 #CJ8
The Champion CJ-8 is a compact version of the J8 plug. This stout plug is the best fit for the insullating boot. Since the spark plug sits on top of your engine the short insulator reduces the chance of breakage. This was the standard OEM spark-plug in your engine.

Set the gap to .030"

$4.50
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Champion CJ8 Spark Plug

MEGAFIRE IGNITION MODULE #megafire
(SOILD STATE BREAKER POINT REPLACEMENT)
Megafire Ignition

This kit allows you to upgrade your pre 1981 engine that does not have the Magentron (solid state) ignition. The change to maintenance free is nice but the beauty for the do-it-yourself mechanic is that you need not remove the flywheel to install this system. Without the need for expensive flywheel tools an ignition repair is now easy for any capable shade tree mechanic.

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B&S SINGLE CYLINDER REPAIR MANUAL #270962 #manual
B&S L head manual

This manual covers all single cylinder side valve engines to date. It contains all spec's and repair detail. These engines only have 1 spark plug, located 90 degrees. They do not have overhead valves. BREAKER POINT IGNITION SYSTEMS ARE NOT COVERED.

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