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Curtis, I have a Briggs & Stratton 21Hp Twin Cyl. I need to

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Hi Curtis, I have a Briggs & Stratton 21Hp Twin Cyl. I need to replace the push rods and am looking for the proper gap set.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I understand the set gap is ATDC - 1/4". Is this correct?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. When setting the valves you bring the engine to TDC , some techs say 1/4" past TDC then set your valve gaps

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Intake and exhaust valves should both be set to .004 - .006