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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Can Rope Pull Be Replaced With Electric Start?

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I have 12.5hp I/C B&S on a wood splitter, with rope pull. Can I replace the rope pull with electric start? Any web material on the conversion?
I am mechanically able. The Model #(###) ###-####E1. Vertical shaft. Pump on bottom for hydro fluid.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month 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 1 month ago.

Starter is available ,you just need to be sure your flywheel has teeth, or you will need another flywheel.
You can add just a battery for starting with a remote solenoid, or you can add a charging system. I think I can come up with a diagram if you want it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I had reviewed the diagram Technician provided earlier, Don't need charging system. Think I have my answer now. Thanks!

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