Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  
KSever

Briggs Model 19

Recommended Posts

KSever
Got that model 19 running today that I picked up at a garage sale a while back. Looks to be all original except the air cleaner. Had to clean the rust off the coil inside the behind the flywheel. Looks a little different than my Briggs 10HP behind that flywheel, I was anticipating a different kind of coil. Other than the rusty coil the carb does need to be cleaned, since it doesn't like to run if I turn the choke all the way off. If I keep the choke about 1/4 on it runs very good and no smoke at all. All in all I am really impressed with this little engine, it even has the original dipstick for the oil level. Now the question is do I keep it for a backup on the Landlord or do I Ebay it like I had planned?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
toriuspendragon
I would hang on to it for a while. Clean the carb and maybe get all the paint to match then put it on ebay with a reserve but, don't post an ammount. If your reserve isn't met try once in a while until it is. You could probably make some good money doing it that way.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Vinnie_A
I learned the hard way, keep a backup you wont regret it.I have only sold a few duplicate items but now I have a need for two of them.The money I received for these 3 years ago is nothing compared to what I will have to spend now plus the time trying to locate them and also having down time on the tractors.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
KSever
Reed, I haven't compared the bearing end cap but I do know that shaft looks just a bit longer by about 1/2 inch. So maybe tomorrow I'll clean it up and see about painting to look nice and see about cleaning the carb.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tractormike
Kris, With the talk of briggs discontinuing parts for these old engines I would Clean it up and get it running well now and hang on to it. I have 2 extra engines that I need to get running and those will be kept as spares.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • NandoG
    • smalljob
    • Jcrotts110
    • SmilinSam
    • phillobbezoo
    • GregB
  • Today's Birthdays

    No users celebrating today
  • Recent Status Updates

    • Dean McFadden

      Dean McFadden

      Good morning peeps! I’m always searching for helpful information with my AC collection. Hope to find out new information and pass on my own experience in restoration. Here are some pics of my babies. I’m still looking for front rims for the 410 so yesterday I put the 310 wheels on took it for a drive. Working pretty good but still needs some carb work. Gotta get the 310 running next. Have a great day!😁
       

      · 1 reply
    • thedaddycat

      thedaddycat  »  SmilinSam

      It's in pretty sad shape, but yes I have a yellow plastic cap that I'm fairly certain is what you need. PM me your details and I'll get it out to you.
      · 0 replies
  • Adverts

×