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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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Please I'm swapping engines and wiring is different.both &s

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please I'm swapping engines and wiring is different.both b&s engines and both 12h.p.engines but the good engine has 3 wires 2 in one area and 1 in another and bad engine only has 1 single wire.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: About 1996
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: new engine model#282707 and bad engine model# *****
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Wire colors? Where are the wires coming from? Black wire would be kill wire. But What did original have foe charging system?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
foe ?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

for

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
FOE CHARGING SYS?.NO PHONE CALLS CAN'T AFFORD
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

What did it have for a charging wire! Any voltage regulator?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Here is the Briggs manual on engine swaps, See the various wiring schemes.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

The typical brings engine just has a black kill wire, the other wires are the charging system.