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Can I put electric starters on a 8 hp Troy built vac, 6

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Can I put electric starters on a 8 hp Troy built chipper vac
JA: What's the make and model of the chipper? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 6 tucmicy rorzontal shaft
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: did you do any with etc start I bait it new
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Depending on the engine make and model you may be able to nut it usually requires changing the flywheel to one with teeth and buying the starter at the very least .

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

Do you have the model number if your vac

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have to look tomorrow there's no teeth on fly wheel
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.
Ok , we need to see if it's a Briggs or tecumseh engine.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.
After we find the engine model we can price a flywheel with teeth