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Briggs Intake

Postby DreamBig » Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:50 am

Briggs 24hp vtwin

Are these intakes known to warp? I rebuilt the carb and doubled up on the gaskets. Its still warped on the intake side of the carb. I see light all the way through it when holding it up to light.


Re: Briggs Intake

Postby bgsengine » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:57 am

first I've heard of it. sure you've got the right gaskets? if it's nylon composite manifold, they may require o-ring gaskets Other that that warp may be caused by over-tightening the hardware.
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Re: Briggs Intake

Postby KE4AVB » Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:14 am

I have only seen a couple warped badly but it does happen to some degree on all of them. As mention over tightening of the carburetor to intake mounting hardware and heat if missing the exhaust muffler shield. Over tightening is easily done considering the max allowed torque is 45 in. lbs. (5.0 Nm). Now the intake to cylinder screws are torque to 80 in. lbs. (9.0 Nm).

They are more prone to splitting. To only solution if double up gaskets don't seal it is to replace the manifold and the two seals for the cylinder heads too.
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Re: Briggs Intake

Postby 38racing » Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:00 pm

are you sure a gasket hasn't dropped down on one side during installation?
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Re: Briggs Intake

Postby hanz63 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:13 pm

I haven't even seen a split one in years. Are you referring to the mating area between the carb and manifold or at the head? Or the air box elbow?
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Re: Briggs Intake

Postby bobodu » Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:45 pm

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