Hey i'm new (need some help)

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  1. air250

    air250 New Member

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    I am using a 3.5 hp B&S lawn mower motor that i had recently converted from a vertical shaft to a horizontal shaft. (which was not too bad) but i am now stuck on adding a clutch to the crank shaft so that the bike will b able to idle once i start it. Or maybe there in another way to make it idle ether way could any one help me with this problem. Thanks
     
  2. Dave31

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    Hello air250, welcome to the forum
     
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    air250 New Member

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    thanks im really liking it so far :D
     
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    Hey air, Welcome. Does your Briggs have an aluminum flywheel? If it came off of a rotary mower, the blade acts as part of the flywheel effect, allowing for a smooth idle. You will need a cast iron flywheel if that's the case. Also, what carb are you using and did you disable the governor? Did you add a dipper to the rod for splash oiling? Would like to see photos of your bike as I've been putting Briggs motors on bikes for 25 years or so.
     
  5. air250

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    yes i added a dipper and rerouteing the oiling ports the fly wheel is the same. do you know where i can find a new one super cheep i didn't want want spend much on the build, the carb is stock its the one that is attached to the gas thank directly and the governor has been disabled i didn't know how to keep it and didn't really want to.
     
  6. air250

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    im at school now so cant send any pics but when i get home maybe
     

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