New Engine Labeling
Briggs and Stratton now labels some of their engines according to:
What does this mean for you?
If you are replacing an engine that was labeled by horsepower it can be confusing.
Below is a chart of the new labeling system and translation to horsepower.
For example the 400 Series makes at least 4.0 ft lbs of torque, the 500 series 5.0 ft lbs of torque etc.
Small Vertical Shaft Engines
Small Horizontal Shaft Engines
If you need help replacing your Briggs and Stratton engine please visit our REPOWER PAGE.
We will be happy to assist you with selecting the right engine for your needs.
*Foot-pounds of gross torque the engine produces when tested in accordance with
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standard J1995 and labeled in accordance with SAE J1940