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PostSubject: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeFri Feb 20, 2015 6:31 pm

What kind of oil would a 12 hp briggs and stratton flatly take?... I've heard guys put 5w30 10w30... I would think either would be ok... But just want to make sure...
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeFri Feb 20, 2015 7:27 pm

winter time 5w-30 summer 10w-30 just make sure the oil is sae and you will be find i run walmart oil in mine and seem to do just find
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeFri Feb 20, 2015 7:32 pm

Could I do 5w30 or 10w30 all year round?
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 3:23 pm

@Carshowkid wrote:
Could I do 5w30 or 10w30 all year round?

I usually use 10W30 year round.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 3:25 pm

MTD2fst4u wrote:
just make sure the oil is sae  

All motor oil is "SAE". SAE is the Society of Automotive Engineers, and is the governing body that sets and maintains the standards for viscosity. SAE 10W30 for example means: "This oil is a 10-30W multigrade as defined by the Society of Automotive Engineers". The SAE marking on a bottle of oil does NOT indicate quality, nor does it indicate whether that particular oil is suitable for your application. In other words, you can pick up a bottle of oil that will bear the SAE logo, but that does NOT mean it's the right stuff for your engine.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 3:35 pm

Ok I will get sae oil...
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 3:52 pm

@Carshowkid wrote:
Ok I will get sae oil...

Did you read anything I wrote?

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 3:55 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
@Carshowkid wrote:
Ok I will get sae oil...

Did you read anything I wrote?
lol yes... But I got confused... Cause all oil is sae... Cause it's the society of automobile engineers
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 4:04 pm

Go back and re-read both posts I just made. Slowly.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 4:12 pm

On so I didn't see your post saying 10w30 year round... And all motor oil is sae cause that company that maintains the standard of viscosity... Sorry your second post was a little confusing... And now I understand what you ment...
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 4:21 pm

Good stuff.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 4:44 pm

Sorry... Understanding things I read isn't one of my best Qualtys... But thanks for the help!
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 4:57 pm

You're welcome. Don't forget that if you (or anyone else) needs a wee bit of extra help, you can always hit me up through PM or FB.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 5:25 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
You're welcome. Don't forget that if you (or anyone else) needs a wee bit of extra help, you can always hit me up through PM or FB.
okie dokie!! Thanks for the help! And if you may know my 12 hp briggs flathead has a chewed coil wire... Would any one work or would it just need to be a coil with a single wire?
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 5:39 pm

A coil for any engine from the same series will work.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 5:41 pm

... How would I know what series my engine is?
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 5:44 pm

Best way would be to find out the part number for your coil. Then you can google the part number and find out all the other engines it fits.

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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 5:49 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
Best way would be to find out the part number for your coil. Then you can google the part umber and find out all the other engines it fits.
okay! Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 7:33 pm

Is a 12hp briggs a "L head"?
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeThu Feb 26, 2015 3:19 pm

@Carshowkid wrote:
Is a 12hp briggs a "L head"?
All flat heads are L head?
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeThu Feb 26, 2015 4:36 pm

@willysjeepmb wrote:
@Carshowkid wrote:
Is a 12hp briggs a "L head"?
All flat heads are L head?
ok thanks! Cause I didn't know that
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PostSubject: Re: Briggs 12hp flatty oil   Briggs 12hp flatty oil Icon_minitimeFri Feb 27, 2015 2:09 pm

@willysjeepmb wrote:

All flat heads are L head?
Gravely walk behind tractors used T head engines. One valve on each side of the cylinder. Probably other examples of this on early car engines ect. but I don't know.
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