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16 hp b&s twin cylinder

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Bunton Guy, Sep 29, 2001.

  1. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,902

    Im thinking about getting a leaf vac with this motor. Are they reliable.
  2. Robert Doubrava

    Robert Doubrava LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 342

    sure. the briggs vanguard is one of the best engines made by briggs and stratton.
  3. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    That Briggs is a great engine,dont hesitate to buy it.
  4. Robert Doubrava

    Robert Doubrava LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 342

    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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