Things are starting to get exciting in the 30 hp class. While I'm no big B&S fan, this new Vanguard engine is really catching my intrest. 31 HP Specifications Displacement: 54 cu. in. (895cc) Horsepower: 31HP (gross) @ 3600 RPM Torque: 48 ft-lbs. Cylinder: Cast Iron Sleeves Bearing Type: Replaceable steel/alum (withstand 500 lbs. inward thrust) Starter: Solenoid Shift Starter Crankshaft: 1 1/8 dia. w/ 1/4 Keyway and 4 Extension; up to 1 7/16 dia. and 4.5 Extension Oil Pressure Switch: Available Air Cleaner: 5 Centrifugal multi-stage Muffler: 5 round; Three-position outlet; Guard Carburetor: Internal vent; Float feed; Two-barrel; Fixed main jet; Adjustable idle; Afterfire solenoid; High-altitude provisions Alternator: 20 Amp @ 3600 RPM; optional 20/50 Amp Alternator Lubrication: Full Pressure Emissions: Meets CARB/EPA regulations Weight: 122 lbs. They will have to overcome the B&S reputation, but time will tell. What are you guys' feelings on this?