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Gear reducer

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RonB, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. RonB

    RonB LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 429

    Does anyone know if a 6:1 gear reducer on a 3.5 B&S engine would be the same as one on a 5.5 B&S? Can it be taken off and simply put on another?
     
  2. rockytopp

    rockytopp LawnSite Member
    Posts: 120

    Sorry I think you will find that the side covers are different sizes. Five hp. will inter change with another five. but the 3.5 must stay in its same class.
     
  3. Bill Kapaun

    Bill Kapaun LawnSite Senior Member
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