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I was wondering what would be a good substitute for the 10hp B&S on my AC B10 besides B&S. Since mine is still not running well, I was going to start looking for another used motor around here and wondered what would work easily. What have some of you all used or know what will work? Thanks.

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I stuffed a 10hp Yanmar Diesel clone into my 3210v. It required some cutting on the frame, custom adapter for it's factor exhaust, and custom adapter for a K&N cone air filter.

Runs good. Though I had trouble with a typical lawn tractor battery keeping a strong enough charge to start the engine. Turns out a 2003 Honda Element car battery fits the engine compartment perfectly and no longer do I have trouble with cranking power.

Total cost $600 for engine, $100 for battery, $30 for K&N, ~$60 in misc parts. Probably about 10 hours on custom work.

I did the job because it was interesting to me.

But, I'm on the hunt for a local 16hp to drop into my 2010 Landlord. I hopeful to find a deal at less than $300 for a non smoking good running engine.


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