Small Engine Warehouse

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Skyking, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Skyking

    Skyking LawnSite Member
    Messages: 216

    Someone had a post on here about a bad expernce with small engine warhouse, they gave a web site for another place to get engines. anyone know what that site was??
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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  3. Skyking

    Skyking LawnSite Member
    Messages: 216

    That is it , Thanks Rob
  4. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
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  5. New Bern Bear

    New Bern Bear LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    We have used SEW for years. We have never had a problem. I will say that you need to be sure which engine model you order and follow their return guidlines. Not a bad company, just tight and strict. Make sure you order the right engine and all is well.

  6. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    If you do a search for them here, you will find that many here have ordered new engines and received old, (like 20 yrs old) or used motors. I ordered a "new" Kohler and received a used broken one that was nearly 20yrs old. It took taking the motor to a certified Kohler dealer to confirm it's age and that it was broken, and getting the dept of consumer affairs involved to get my money back.
  7. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I've only ordered two engines from SEW but both without a hitch.
  8. dutch1

    dutch1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Jayhawk
    Messages: 2,249

    SEW sells factory overruns, take offs, out of production engines and engines from OPE manufacturers who end up not producing the the equipment equal to the number of engines they have ordered from the engine manufacturer. I would strongly suggest you thoroughly research the engine you intend to purchase. Make sure there is a shortblock, replacement engine and individual parts available. Like Rob, I cannot and will not recommend them as a source.
  9. mowerman87

    mowerman87 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    Hello all,
    I am not new to lawnsite but I just recently registered. I have a rather specific question regarding Small Engine Warehouse and the 5.5 hp toro engine they are peddling. I just ordered the 6 hp Kawasaki from there and it had a 7/8" crank which was foolish on my part because it doesnt fit the commercial deck/pulley. Well, with that crisis solved I thought I would purchase the 5.5 toro for $165.00!!! It claims to have a "tapered and threaded" crank. It looks EXACTLY like the toro/honda 21" I have right now. Is this going to fit with a standard toro/exmark deck and hardware? Can anyone shed some light on this stuff? By the way, SEW said the engine is made for a 'BBC'. What the hell is that?
  10. Bill Kapaun

    Bill Kapaun LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 964

    BBC = Blade Brake Clutch.

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