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Valve guide

Posted by jamested none (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 10, 13 at 17:37

I have a 21 hp briggs and stratton vanguard twin cylinder motor. The model# 385777-0349-E1. The valve quide bushing has come loose. Briggs and Stratton has a replacement part# 692057. I have heard that when the quide comes loose you have to replace the head. So why does b&s have a replacement part and can it be fixed without replacing head.


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RE: Valve guide

Hmmm, a Vangard. Some claim to have a fix w/o pulling the head that you could try, but other than that just replace the head. Push rods should be checked also.


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The push rods are bent i'm sure thats a result of loose valve guide bushings. I'm open to a fix without replacing head. Any suggestions?


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Well I am a way late, computer has been in the shop. None replaceable valve guides pertain to B & S Intek engines, Vanguard Twins of that age were made in Japan and different Service Manual pertains. I do not know about reliability of replacement guides in Vanguard engines. I can furnish you with a Service Manual IF you like. Address below, put in proper format and remind me, engine model and what you want.

I don't claim to have a fix for slipped valve guides, I DO have a fix.

Walt Conner
wconner5 at frontier dot com


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what is your fix?


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RE: Valve guide

James, it works like this.
Walt offers you a fix.
You in turn send Walt an e-mail outlining your problem.
Walt will then send you his procedure outline.
Simplicity.


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Sorry new to forums.


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No problem. I thought you might need a hint. :^)


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