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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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CUSTOM LENGTH TROTTLE CABLE
For Gilson Tillers and Other Implements #customcable
Custom Throttle Cable

Custom Throttle Cable
$20.00
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Many Gilson tillers use this basic plunger type throttle cable. If you provide the length of the sheathe, shown as "LENGTH in the above image I'll do the rest. The extension will be size to Briggs and Stratton standards and the Z bend will be formed. The maximum "LENGTH" is 60 inches.

If you do not have the old cable to measure and are sizing it from scratch, remember that it is better off a little long rather than short.

THROTTLE CABLE
Sized for Gilson Snowblowers With 10HP Theumseh Engines #37184
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
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Throttle Cable
FLO-JET CARBURETOR REPAIR KIT
Replaces Briggs & Stratton 291763, 295938, 394693, 398235 #flojet
Typical Flo-Jet Carburetor Carburetor Kit

Check the description or your parts list to be sure but this kit 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.

Fits Briggs & Stratton Models; 14, B, FB, R6D, P, R, 19, B, D, 23, A, AB, C, R6, 142300-143457, 144200-145254, 146400, 146700, 170400, 190400, 191400, 193401, 195400, 200400 and 233400 engines with two piece Flo Jet carburetors

Not compatible with greater than 10% ethanol fuel

FloJet Carburetor Kit
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It's worth mentiontioning that with age and the effects of ethahol fuel your machine's fuel line tends to break down and can release fragments. These fragments can prevent proper operation of the float valve or plug other passages. Consider a new fuel line and filter when rebuilding your carburetor.
PULSA-JET CARBURETOR REPAIR KIT
Replaces Briggs & Stratton 495606, 494624 #pulsajet
Typical Pulsa Jet Carburetor Carburetor Kit

Check the description or your parts list to be sure but this kit probably covers your PulsaJet carburetor found on 4 &5 HP engines. The kit includes all of the seals seats and needles required to restore a carburetor from normal wear or neglect.

Fits Briggs & Stratton Models; 80200, 81200, 82200, 92200, 93200, 100200, 111200, 112200, 130200, 133200, 135200 and 136200 (Pulsa-Jet carburetors)

Not compatible with greater than 10% ethanol fuel

PulsaJet Carburetor Kit
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B&S Engine Air Filter 27987, 5001 #27987
(Not Used on Snowblowers)
Fits Briggs & Stratton Models: 60000 to 80000 Series, 100200, 111200, 130200, 131200, 140200 & Fits many (2, 3, 4 & 5 HP) horizontal shaft engines. Consult your engine parts list or ask to confirm.

Replaces the following Briggs & Stratton part numbers; 27987, 5001

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29878 B&S Air Filter

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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Small Recoil Starter Pull Grip
Replaces Briggs & Stratton #280035, 393152, 491288, 4119 #pull_grip_s
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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. This part measures about 2-1/8" across.This part replaces Briggs & Stratton part numbers; 280035, 393152, 491288, 4119. It is commonly found on 3.5, 4 & 5 HP B&S engines. Check your engine parts list to be sure.

$3.00
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Large Recoil Starter Pull Grip
Replaces Briggs & Stratton #66728, 490652 #pull_grip_l
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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. This part measures about 2-5/8" across. This part replaces Briggs & Stratton part numbers; 66728, 490652. It is commonly found on 6 to 11 HP B&S engines. Check your engine parts list to be sure.

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Briggs & Stratton Recoil Starter Cords #cord
Use the table below to identify the correct cord for your B&S recoil starter. The chart covers most Gilson snowblower and tiller applications and will overlap many common machines. Locate the MODEL, TYPE and CODE numbers that are stamped in your engine's shouding. I most cases the MODEL is all you will need but some CODE numbers are referenced in the "Notes" column. Where "##" is shown the model can be any digit combination. 1302## can be 130202, 130204 etc.

Use the "Cord #" to add the correct cord to your cart.

B&S Engine Model #
Notes
Part Numbers
Cord #
3-1/2 HP, Model 929##
-
66694
66734
#4 x 48"
4 HP, Model 1002##
Before CODE 6507221
395022
69932
#5 X 63"
4HP, Model 1002##
After CODE 6507211
66694
66734
#4 X 48"
5 HP, Model 1302##
Metal Pulley
66564
391609
#6 X 63"
5 HP, Model 1302##
Plastic Pulley
66884
692188
#5 X 63"
6HP, Model 1464##
7HP, Model 1704##
8 HP, Model 1904##
Metal Pulley
66564
391609
#6 X 63"
7HP, Model 1704##
8 HP, Model 1904##
Plastic Pulley
66884
692188
#5 X 63"
10 HP, Model 2214##
-
66884
692188
#5 X 63"
10 HP, Model 2224##
-
66894
695002
#5-1/2 X 63"
11HP, Model 2524##
-
66894
695002
#5-1/2 X 63"
Recoil Cord

This starter rope combines all of the features that you need in a replacement starter rope for your lawn and garden equipment. It allows you to achieve exceptionally smooth pulls and rewinds for starting your outdoor power equipment engines. It also exhibits high strength for long-lasting durability.
  • High wear resistance ensures a long service life.
  • Low-stretch properties maintain the original rope length
  • High tensile strength resists the force that comes from frequent pulling action
  • Rope remains soft and flexible to make pulling and rewinding more fluid and natural
  • No humidity absorption means no loss of strength from moisture
  • Coating seals rope for improved abrasion resistance
CORD #4

$3.00
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CORD #5

$3.50
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CORD #5-1/2

$4.00
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CORD #6

$4.50
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Recoil Spring
Replaces Briggs & Stratton # 490179, 294303, 5010 #recoil_spring
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This is the rewind spring for just about all 4 stroke B&S engines. The detail shown in the center of the image is at each end of this spring.

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B&S RECOIL CLUTCH # 399671, 298310, 394558 #recoil_clutch
The recoil clutch connects the recoil starter pulley to the crank shaft and serves to secure the flywheel. It behaves much like a ratchet, allowing you to spin the engine but then letting the engine run on. The common failure mode is a recoil rope that pulls with no resistance and does not spin the crank shaft. The recoil may also grab late when the rope is partially pulled. Initially this may occur when the engine is cold or has been at rest for a prolonged period. The internal components must be clean, dry, and not worn. If it does not respond to an internal cleaning (no lube!) it should be replaced.

To secure the flywheel and not allow the flywheel key to needlessly shear it must be tightened to the correct torque with an appropriate tool. Details are to the right.

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Recoil starter clutch

Be sure to use the clutch tool when removing and reinstalling this part. CLICK FOR ORDERING DETAILS

Do you have a spare flywheel key?

Keys and tools

Torque Specifications:

  • 90000 Series = 55 FT. LBS.
  • 100000 Series = 60 FT. LBS.
  • 130000 Series = 60 FT. LBS.
  • 146000 Series = 65 FT. LBS.
  • 170000 Series = 65 FT. LBS.
  • 190000 Series = 65 FT. LBS.
  • 220000 Series = 65 FT. LBS.
  • 250000 Series = 65 FT. LBS.
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, 297506, 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.

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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. Lock nut is included.

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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. Lock nut is included.

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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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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"

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Champion CJ8 Spark Plug

MAGNETRON SOLID STATE IGNITION #MAGNETRON
Some Fundamental Information

If your engine was built before 1981 it probably has a conventional breaker point ignition system. This means you have a spark plug, spark plug wire, magneto (coil) and points & condenser under the flywheel. Servicing the ignition points requires removing and replacing the flywheel. While there are some dubious hacks, removal and reinstallation of the clutch and flywheel requires a handful of special tools that very few owners will have or want to invest in. That's okay since there is now a much simpler way to restore a failed ignition system.

Briggs and Stratton engines built after a point in 1981 have the Magnetron ignition system. This coil module picks up on the passing flywheel magnet to time and trigger the spark. This eliminates the need for the points and condenser. On the aluminum block engine of your Gilson snowblower the flywheel magnet is the same for either ignition system. Briggs & Stratton in their infinite wisdom kept the same mounting points. This makes is easy to update your breaker point ignition to the solid-state Magnetron.

When installing a Magnetron coil module on a formerly breaker point ignition engine you can simply abandon the breaker points housed behind the fly wheel. This eliminates the need for specialized tools. This puts ignition repair squarely in the hands if the DIY machine owner.

Considering the advantages, it hardly makes sense to service breaker points. It makes no sense at all to replace a conventional magneto coil. The possible exception being that you have a dedication to keeping the engine in its original state.

Please see this service bulletin for other important details.

B&S 6-16 HP Horizonal Shaft Engines

This module fits 6 - 16 HP B&S aluminum block, single cylinder, horizontal shaft engines, with 2 pole magneto coils. Specifically, models; 146###, 170###, 190###, 221###, 222###, 252###. Included is a kill wire lead that will connect the module to your ignition kill terminal.

Replaces B&S numbers:
Breaker Point Magneto : #298968, #299366
Magnetron / Solid State Magneto: #398811, 395492

Please see this service bulletin for other important details.

$42.00
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Champion CJ8 Spark Plug

B&S 4 & 5 HP Horizontal Engines

This module fits 4 and 5 HP B&S aluminum block, single cylinder, horizontal shaft engines, with 2 pole magneto coils. Specifically, models; 100### and 130###. Included is a kill wire lead that will connect the module to your ignition kill terminal.

Replaces B&S numbers:
Breaker Point Magneto : #298316, #697037, #397358
Magnetron / Solid State Magneto: #397358, #298316 #697037

Please see this service bulletin for other important details.

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Champion CJ8 Spark Plug

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 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 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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NOVA II IGNITION MODULE #nova
(SOILD STATE BREAKER POINT REPLACEMENT)
Nova II 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. This kit uses the existing breaker point magneto coil so make sure it is not damaged. One terminal grounds to the mounting screw while the other splices to the coil primary and kill switch leads. Directions including a sketch are included. Without the need for expensive clutch and flywheel tools an ignition repair is now easy for any capable shade tree mechanic.

$19.50
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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, They do not have overhead valves. BREAKER POINT IGNITION SYSTEMS ARE NOT COVERED.

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