Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  
alleyyooper

1964 land lord b/s compression?

Recommended Posts

alleyyooper
My father in law has a 1964 land lord with a 9 horse briggs engine he bought new. He says it is hard to get started, I told him that it could be low compression since it is well aged. He has used this tractor for snow blowing / bladeing, tilling / mowing till 1972 . Now it is just a snow blower / tiller tractor. I checked the compression and it has close to 100 psi. Any one know what the compression should be? If this is close to being right what should we look for as a possiable fix. I know continial engines in Masseys, Not briggs. Al Al

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
PatRarick
I was told at a service school, that Briggs does not publish compression stats for their engines. All that we were told, was that if you spin the engine by hand, backwards against the compression stroke, and it bounces back, the compression is satisfactory. Pat

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
alleyyooper
Thanks for the help. He told me that he puts the battery charger on it, But I don't know if it has a higher amp start mode. I do have to look at it closer, could be the starter is draging even?. Al

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)

    • smalljob
    • bowhunt4life
    • PGL
    • Bill725
    • s_stephen
  • 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!😁
       

      · 0 replies
    • 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

×