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Old 05-07-2002, 10:29 PM
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checking engine rpm

how do i go about checking my engine rpm's
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Old 05-08-2002, 12:35 AM
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On a mower?
Use a tachometer and refer to a service manual for your engine for proper speed and adjustment procedure.
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Old 05-08-2002, 05:50 AM
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thanks bob for your reply....
it's on my ride 0n spreader...
is it something a auto parts house will sell?
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Old 05-08-2002, 08:36 AM
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Yes
or tool sellers.
Briggs also sells one
There is also a product called tiny tach that is a permanently attached tach/hour meter that you could get from your dealer and probably from an on line supplier. I think they are about $50 each.
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Old 05-09-2002, 03:51 PM
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Anthony, Briggs sells a tach, called vibra tach. It is a neat tool costs less than 15.00.
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Old 05-09-2002, 06:26 PM
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Molerj..Can you give a link to a supply for the vibra tach? I dwould like to order one.
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Old 05-09-2002, 08:05 PM
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Here Anthony try here. You'll have to copy & paste this cause I don't know how to make it a link.
http://www.jackssmallengines.com/searchparts2.cfm
You also should be able to go to an Briggs & Stratton dealer & ask for a vibra tach. The part number is 19200. Hope this helps.
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Old 05-09-2002, 08:13 PM
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try this--http://www.jackssmallengines.com/
Then click on Price database and select Briggs & Stratton from the manufacture name & put in the part number 19200
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Old 05-15-2002, 10:30 PM
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I have one of those vibra-tachs. When the dealer handed it to me I was skeptical, but it has turned out to be one of my most useful tools. You set it on the top of the recoil housing and turn a dial on the face. as you turn, a wire extends out and starts to ocilate. When it ocilates in a steady circle read the number it points to and that's your rpm! Totally cool for $15.
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Old 06-07-2002, 10:42 PM
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Hey Brian thanks for that xplanation .I just bought one of these gizmos and couldn't figure out how it works. thanks buddy
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