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Unread 12-31-2018, 04:58 PM   #1
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Default Workhorse w/Briggs?

Going to look at a 2003 Workhorse the has a 2011 Briggs 479cc engine. What kind of horsepower should it make? Thanks
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Unread 01-01-2019, 05:48 AM   #2
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https://www.vanguardengines.com/na/e...-gross-hp.html
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Unread 01-01-2019, 06:07 AM   #3
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Unread 01-01-2019, 07:39 AM   #4
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Default Re: Workhorse w/Briggs?

There's plenty of power in a stock 16hp Briggs Vanguard, with more hp possible with carb/cam upgrades. Is this the factory Briggs setup?
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Unread 01-01-2019, 10:23 AM   #5
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Pretty sure it is stock.The Briggs was mfg in 2011. I'm buying it from an 89 year old man who used it on his ranch. I'll see it later today.
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Unread 01-16-2019, 05:20 AM   #6
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I installed a Briggs 23, left it pure stock with governor, it has Plenty of power to keep Grand-kids busy and they probably won't tear it up.
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Unread 01-29-2019, 03:35 PM   #7
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Default Re: Workhorse w/Briggs?

they made some factory ones with a 14 hp vanny but its about the same as the 16 i think all factory ones have starter gen starting
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Unread 07-01-2019, 02:46 PM   #8
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Did you have trouble with gas gettingt in crankcase, mine is siphoning fuel in the crankcase? Any help is appreciated.
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