Tecumseh 10 HP MHSK 100

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Old 01-15-11, 09:04 AM
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Tecumseh 10 HP MHSK 100

The Tecumseh 10 Hp engine is this an OHV or L- head engine and how do I tell?
 
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Old 01-15-11, 12:44 PM
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An OHV will have a 2-inch cube on top of the cylinder thats usually marked "OHV" while a l-head will be flat on top. the difference is that an OHV has the valves on top of the cylander, which results in a higher compression stroke leading to potentially more power. A l-head has the valves off to the side of the cylinder, so when the engine is at TDC (top dead center) the head of the cylinder and valves will line up. based on what i have seen online, i'm thinking that it is a L-head.
 
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Old 01-15-11, 04:39 PM
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Thank you I will take a look. Very helpfull.
 
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Old 01-15-11, 06:33 PM
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You have a typo in the model number. It should read HMSK100. That being said, it is a L head engine.
 
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Old 01-16-11, 07:12 AM
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Thank you indypower. the info is greatly appeciated.
 
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