Antique Engines and Old Iron
[Home] - [HELP] - [Forums] - [Groups] - [Classified Ads] - [Subscribe] - [Books] - [Sponsors] -

Go Back   SmokStak > SmokStak® Antique Engine Community > Small Air Cooled Gasoline Engines
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Notices

Small Air Cooled Gasoline Engines Briggs & Stratton, Clinton, Lauson, Maytag, Nelson, Wisconsin and other small air cooled engines. Sub forums for mowers, scooters and powered eqipment.

Small Air Cooled Gasoline Engines

Briggs & Stratton 5HP Engine


this thread has 39 replies and has been viewed 21547 times

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #20  
Old 05-15-2012, 12:04:24 PM
sprkplug sprkplug is offline
Registered
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Freedom, Indiana
Posts: 2,446
Thanks: 347
Thanked 874 Times in 633 Posts
Default Re: Briggs & Stratton 5HP Engine

Pick up briggs part # 397358. it's an electronic coil for your engine, and no other parts are needed. I sell em' for $40.00, so you should pay somewhere in that area.

However... I still prefer point ignition for slow running engines, and easier starting as they do not require the rpm that an electronic coil does to make a spark, especially at cranking speeds.

Both of those wires you pulled out go to the same place, that being the condenser. They protrude through a hole in the condenser, and are held captive by a compression spring. If you want to repair what you have, remove the flywheel and breaker cover and reinstall the wires.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to sprkplug For This Post:
 

Bookmarks


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

F o r u m Jump

Similar Threads Chosen at Random
Thread Thread Starter F o r u m Replies Last Post
help ID Briggs & Stratton engine jim sylvester Small Air Cooled Gasoline Engines 6 04-02-2012 07:49:04 PM
Engine, Briggs and Stratton B6 gebraal Small Air Cooled Gasoline Engines 3 03-23-2012 05:53:01 PM
Briggs and Stratton Engine ethanL007 Hit & Miss Gas Engine Discussion 5 08-24-2008 09:30:47 PM
From when is this Briggs & Stratton engine? Nork Small Air Cooled Gasoline Engines 12 11-17-2005 09:18:30 PM
Briggs & Stratton Engine Vic Libby Antique Engine Archives 1 04-18-2000 08:25:02 PM


Use "Ctrl" mouse wheel to change screen size.
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:13:09 PM.

Smokstak and Enginads site search!


All use is subject to our TERMS OF SERVICE
SMOKSTAK® is a Registered Trade Mark - A Community of Antique Engine Enthusiasts
Copyright © 2000 - 2019 by Harry Matthews P.O. Box 5612 - Sarasota, FL 34277