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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have an older log splitter with a cast iron Model 23A

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I have an older log splitter with a cast iron Model 23A Briggs & Stratton engine on it.
I want to test it, trouble shoot, and possibly repair and upgrade. Can you suggest a good book or Factory Service Manual for this engine? Also, can the engine be modified to incorporate electric starting?
Many thanks
Jerome Kirschenbaum
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

here is the manual I have , which covers the out of production engines. You can look for a cheaper one. But I'm afraid there is no factory way to convert to electric start.