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Old 05-26-2019, 12:42:02 AM
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Well Jimís small engine repair rebuilt this carb and i found a oil bath air cleaner I donít think is a brigs but it will work but thereís play in the elbow ! How can I correct this easily and no I donít have a machine shop vid of problem here if I can get it here !

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Well try again on vid

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Having trouble with elbow on carb that attaches to air cleaner I canít post picture for some reason it wonít let me but this aluminum elbow attaches to carb with two screws in bottom how can I stop the play where it slips over carb ? This is a 6 S Briggs
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Once they get a little age on them, they kinda flop a bit. I have the same issue on my Model 8. It's just pot metal. Maybe try slipping it over a couple of thin o-rings before bolting it back together.
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What about a little permatex forma-gasket ?
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Fixed the elbow two wraps of electrical tape then slid elbow on righted it and itís ok weíll see if fuel and heat affects it !!
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What about a little permatex forma-gasket ?
I made that mistake, but I used a bit of silicon. Took me forever to get the blasted thing back apart.
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