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onetat2dfreek
10-01-2009, 09:10 PM
Hello to all, I have a few questions,any input would be appreciate it,
I have a briggs 14.5 model 287707 type 024701
I have removed the head and noticed no oil seal on the exhaust valve,the intake has a seal.is this correct
thanks brad

Restrorob
10-01-2009, 09:17 PM
That's correct Brad, No seal is required on the exhaust side.....

onetat2dfreek
10-01-2009, 09:21 PM
thanks restorob,the aluminum push rod is intake correct

onetat2dfreek
10-01-2009, 09:23 PM
cant tell if this engine has compression release

Restrorob
10-01-2009, 09:52 PM
Aluminum is the intake and it doe's have a compression release on the camshaft, While watching the intake valve (lower one) close it should re-open slightly just before the piston gets to TDC compression stroke. Here's the proper valve adjustment procedure on this engine;


http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m314/Restrorob/Briggs/OHV/BriggsSingleOHVValveAdjustment.jpg

onetat2dfreek
10-02-2009, 12:37 AM
thanks so much this is very helpful and much appreciated