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Briggs and Stratton Throttle Set up ?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Kubota 8540, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,949

    Is anyone familiar with Briggs and Stratton throttle set ups on horizontal engines? What I'm looking to do is setup a 5.5 hp Briggs horizontal engine with the same type electric controls that a V box spreader has. So that I can start my sprayer engine from the cab of the truck. I know Briggs offers different style throttle setups but thats all I know. I need more detail info, parts #'s etc?
  2. leon

    leon Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    Briggs and Stratton engines


    The B+S engine(s) line up do not have an electric remote unfortunately from

    what I have knowledge of with regard to all the current small B+S engines and the

    larger vanguard motors.

    the engines are either with ir without reduction gearboxes and or "complete units"

    with integral controls and fuel tank or just the bare engine them selves.

    You would be better off using a small generator and a 110 volt pendant

    control for an electric pump drive set up as you will use less fuel.

  3. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    I use a Honda on my sander and it has electronic throttle and choke
  4. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,949

    Right, but its a vertical shaft. I have never seen a horizontal shaft engine set up with the electric throttle. I think there are 3 different throttle plates for Briggs but I dont know much more. Standard, remote and ?
  5. leon

    leon Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    B+S engines

    Load sensing throttles from what I remember as well.

    Some of the small horizontals had remote electric start but they were for the "original" Troy Built" rototillers in 7 and 8 horse power frames.