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Old 09-29-2001, 07:47 PM
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16 hp b&s twin cylinder

Im thinking about getting a leaf vac with this motor. Are they reliable.
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Old 09-30-2001, 09:44 PM
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sure. the briggs vanguard is one of the best engines made by briggs and stratton.
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Old 09-30-2001, 10:09 PM
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That Briggs is a great engine,dont hesitate to buy it.
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Old 10-02-2001, 07:56 PM
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heres the specs on the vanguards:
1 they are overhead valve engines
2 they have cast iron cylinder sleeves
3 they have oil pressure lubrication with a spin-on oil filter
4 they have a dual clean air filter
5 heavy duty bearings
6 full length replaceable valve guides and seals
7 High Flow cooling package
8 they are very quiet
9 they have mechanical governors
10 magnetron electronic ignitions
11 mechanical compression release for easy starting

Whew! thats all the specs i got from briggs and stratton. vanguards are one of briggs and strattons top of the line engines.
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