briggs engine for old scooter


Old 04-18-08, 07:43 AM
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briggs engine for old scooter

I have a briggs motor off an old scooter mdl# 143302 typ# 502921 ser# 307014. Any info would be a big help I am tring to decide if this engine is worth rebuilding or if I should just replace with a new engine. I am hoping it is from the 50's - 60's 6hp which would be correct for this model. How much would it cost to have someone rebuild my short block?
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Old 04-19-08, 01:29 AM
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Are you certain that the first number of the last set is a 3? Maybe an 8?

Hard to tell how much it would cost to rebuild not knowing what parts are in spec, and what parts aren't. Usually a rebuild on an engine that size isn't very cost effective versus buying a new engine.
Old 04-19-08, 11:31 AM
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Yes the ser # is 307014. Bill
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If you have a Harbor Freight Tool store in your area, their flyer says they have new horizontal shaft engines OHV 6.5hp $129, 11hp $249 and 13hp $299. It doesn't take many parts to add up to $129. Have a good one. Geo

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