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Brand new Briggs cast iron block carbs.

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Chris727

Often times you get what you pay for. I bought one of these from a different online vendor but it appears to be the same carb as in the listing. While they use the Briggs logo in the listing it is never stated to be a genuine Briggs carb. In fact B&S would probably be ticked to see their logo representing an aftermarket product.Here are some pics of the carb I bought.

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Here is the O.E.M Briggs throttle shaft with grommet to take up slack.

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The knockoff does not have the grommet. They told me you remove it and transfer it to the new carb. Well that's flat out wrong because its not designed as a separate service part through Briggs. Its not meant to be removed.

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The carb also appears to lack the stone for the bottom drain.

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The casting is not very good. I decided later to dress it out with JB weld and sand it smooth to ensure good seal.

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The choke shaft is also on the wrong side for most of our applications and you will need to install a longer choke cable on your tractor. I am not happy with the carb whatsoever. Most of the time its the top half of the briggs carb that warps. You can get a new top half for the 30 cube models for about $35 and it even comes with the throttle shaft and the body gasket.

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powerking_one

Per Chris727's pictures and description of this carb, to me it yet another Chinese knock-off aftermarket carb with very questionable build quality. They (Chinese) have been supplying Tecumseh replacement carbs for years now and for other brands as well. I bet the "pot" metal used in the castings is much worse quality that Briggs ever spec'd. Unless one was desperate and had to get one of these carbs, I would not touch one with a 10 foot pole. Briggs O.E.M. throttle shafts, choke shafts, and bushings are still available to properly fix these O.E.M. carbs. And as Chris has stated, replacing a warped upper body casting with an original B&S part is still a great option for around $30.00 last time I checked.

The Chinese are continuing to "eat our lunch"....

Tom (PK)

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