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  1. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    So here is an update. I did lots of more work to the bike and even rode it. It was really fun to riding it. But a few days after riding it I went to turn it on and the motor kept dying. I don't know whats wrong with it. I even took off the carb and cleaned it out, and still the motor wont stay...
  2. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    MT- The clutch is all custom. I used the wire system from an old bike brake. And I used the pulley that acts as a clutch from the tiller I removed the engine from. Lastly I found an old spring to keep everything tensioned. The whole system had to be custom made.Here is a picture of it.
  3. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    MT- Thanks for the ideas, will keep that method in mind. It looks really solid and clean. Here is a video with the engine running. The bike still needs work but the engine runs great. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9QKbG_24l8
  4. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    Hey thanks for the advice everyone. I finally took some time out and worked on the engine. Luckily I did not have to re-jet the carb and got it to run very nicely. I started with adding a scour pad for an air filter and replaced the water bottle gas tank with a gas tank from a weed wacker. The...
  5. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    MT-I don't have an air filter for it, since I just ordered the carb alone. Could I just buy one of those K&N looking filters from an auto parts store and put it on with clamps? Or should I make my own. A while back I used some blue foam and put it inside a tin can w/ holes; and used that as an...
  6. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    MT-I don't have an air filter for it, since I just ordered the carb alone. Could I just buy one of those K&N looking filters from an auto parts store and put it on with clamps? Or should I make my own. A while back I used some blue foam and put it inside a tin can w/ holes; and used that as an...
  7. J

    5hp Briggs and Stratton wont stay on

    Hey everyone, this is my first post here on motorbicycling.com. So I have been working on my motorized bicycle/board track racer inspired build for almost a year now, and am nearing completion. I mounted a temporary gasoline tank and temporary exhaust pipe (as can be seen in pictures) to the 5...