How To Clean An Older 8HP Briggs & Stratton Carburetor




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Dainius Juras: Very well done!

Daniel Robert: Oh yes Lawn-Boy made Snow blowers. The most interesting ones had a 2 cycle motor with a winterized version of their Duraforce engine called the R-tec.

john r.: thank you so much! I have searched all over the Internet for that simple or what at least I thought should be a simple answer and I simply could not find it. Thank you I'm learning so much from watching your videos it's amazing.

john r.: Your video helped me get my 8 hp running. What number spark plug should I use?

Icrazyfish08: Nice video, try speeding up the footage when u are unscrewing, etc

Larry Lafferty: wow! awesome.

Just Fitz: Thank you for posting this..... !!!!

Kmondak: Very well done. Good voice, clearly spoken, good camera control. Enjoy your videos.

One problem I have run across a couple times is a flywheel that WILL NOT come off and has no pulling holes. Three point pulling linkage would not do it either. I ended up heating the hub red hot and it came off in loud groans and pops. The key was just fine. I have broken a flywheel in the past. Lots of videos of them coming right off with a tap. Any suggestions for the future. Thought about building some custom rear multiple point wedge.

Paul Murphy: great help thank you

Chamblizi The All Mighty!: what's that screw on the bottom please explain lean adjustment vs rich I'm experiencing richness

s c: can I call you snowboy73..:)

Marvin Conrads Back Yard bushcrafting: i have an 8 horse Briggs with the points on the inside the flywheel. how do i change that out.

Dreamsmith: This process worked great and got my 8 HP Chipper/Shredder going. Thanks!

jim s: Man are you lucky that top wasn't warped! Nice job. Also never over tighten, you will warp the top.

Nidal Shehadeh: use premium fuel in small engine , for some reason it works better and does not gum up in a carburetor after long storage ,
second if you have a fuel valve turn it off while the engine is running and wait until the fuel dries out from the carburetor ,
Fuel left in the carburetor for a long time will dry up and damage the carburetor , installing a fuel shut off valve is easy ,
If engine is hard to start remove the spark plug and use a propane torch burn off the Corbin residue and whatever might be on the spark plug , I do it until the Central Electric and the ground electroid get red hot , of course wait until the spark plug cool down before reinstalling it , in the Old Country Palestine we used to put a small amount of gasoline on the ground put the spark plug in the middle of it and set it on fire , that always worked to get us out of a jam ,

Jonathan Mayotte: thankyou thankyou thankyou you have the best explained video and i got exact same engine so this really helps😁😁😁

Vargojhvargo: Thank you so much you are terrific, John H. Vargo

Douglas W: I have an old Eatons snow blower with the exact same carb. Your video worked perfectly. I have never worked on a Briggs and Stratton carb. After carefully removing and cleaning the carb it now works as new. A couple hour fix that cost zero dollars! Thanx

cherokeefiddler: donyboy, I have an old B&S 5hp, 206cc on a leaf blower. I have spark and I have compression but I can't make it hit on anything. For good measure I replaced plug and coil, setting both properly. I tried fuel directly to carb and then I removed and cleaned carb. I also checked flywheel key. Any ideas? Thanks.

john guarino: Awesome job . this was a big help. thanks From Higganum CT
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