Recoil to electric, repower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tony Harrell, Jun 10, 2002.

  1. Tony Harrell

    Tony Harrell LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 739

    I picked up a walkbehind minus the engine. I was going to put my 12 hp B&S electric start on it. I've been looking at the wiring diagrams and I ge more confused every time I look at it. Anybody have any experience at this or maybe some good advice? I may just buy a Kaw or Kohler to go on it if I can't figure this out. I know I'll need a battery box, solenoid, starter switch.
     
  2. Brieldo

    Brieldo LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    Tony,
    The consensus on this forum is that Kohler and Kawi are far superior engines as compared to Briggs and Stratton. If you're thinking about using those two vs. the BS, I'd strongly recommend it on the basis that it'll probably last you alot longer in the commercial field plus provide more uptime.
     
  3. cowman66

    cowman66 Banned
    Posts: 71

    go with the kohler thats what everyone likes
     

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