5 hp Briggs hoizontal carbs.

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Old 05-26-15, 10:28 AM
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5 hp Briggs hoizontal carbs.

I have several old carbs. with a steel pin near the adjusting screw. On the newer carbs this pin goes into the gas tank. Is this pin for anti-corrosion or what?
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Old 05-26-15, 12:46 PM
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I don't know of a pin near an adjusting screw but there is one on the bottom that extends into the fuel tank. I think it's there to insure that the tank is put on in correct orientation.
 
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Old 05-26-15, 01:30 PM
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The older carbs before, about 85, had two tubes. The short one went into the upper tank where the newer
style is molded aluminum. If you go to the site I have listed you will see these. The pin on the older style
does not enter the tank. I have seen these on the 3hp as well.
 
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