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Posted By bluethunder3320

peppi, have you looked at surplus center? ...

peppi, have you looked at surplus center?

these are cheap. youll have to find the other side wheel on there though, i know they stock it.

Surplus Center - 13x5.00-6 TRACTION LUG WHEEL RIGHT...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

usually 5hp briggs have the tank mounted under...

usually 5hp briggs have the tank mounted under the carb, right? and they are pumpers.

the gasket between the carb and tank is my guess. either buy a new one, or make one from a cereal box, i have...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

yes i know that the oil wont effect it, but he...

yes i know that the oil wont effect it, but he was replacing spark plugs and such, its a good idea to replace to start the season.

my multi meter works great for checking spark...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

did you take it apart in order to change oil? ...

did you take it apart in order to change oil?

did this start happening only after you changed the fluids?
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Posted By bluethunder3320

i agree with hopkinsr2, that may be the problem. ...

i agree with hopkinsr2, that may be the problem.

do you have a multi meter to test spark while driving?

you should also replace the oil as you are supposed to every year, depending on use, have...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

look in the tank, make sure its relatively clean....

look in the tank, make sure its relatively clean. a simple wash with gas, shake, and dump out works. its plastic, right?

fuel filter may be clogged too. they are cheap so it doesn't hurt to...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

the coil isnt behind the flywheel. it should be...

the coil isnt behind the flywheel. it should be right above it. try resetting spark gap on both the plug and coil. use a gift card or credit card to space in between the coil and flywheel. do this...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

one side of your piston is cut out to allow the...

one side of your piston is cut out to allow the crankshaft counterweight to pass by. you'll need to flip it. not a huge problem.

the flywheel either has a keyway cut in it or a built in key, so...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

what engine is it? you might want to do a...

what engine is it? you might want to do a compression check. if you can keep your finger blocking the spark plug hole while cranking the engine, that is probably a problem. you could have a bad head...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

make sure your clutch bushing is oiled too,...

make sure your clutch bushing is oiled too, assuming you have a centrifugal clutch on it. as pilot dane suggested, clean out the carbeurator.

also, there could be an air leak between the carb and...
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Posted By bluethunder3320

good to hear. if it happens again, you might want...

good to hear. if it happens again, you might want to invest $10 in an electronic ignition chip that replaces points and condenser. much more reliable, and in most cases, they perform much better.
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Posted By bluethunder3320

most likely, i would guess that it was run with...

most likely, i would guess that it was run with straight gas, and the piston walls scored and the piston just got,,,, stuck. you can fix it my taking the head off, (piston might be really stuck in...
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