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J.R., Small Engine Technician
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briggs and stratton 17.5 overhead valve settings intake and

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briggs and stratton 17.5 overhead valve settings intake and exhaust
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  J.R. replied 6 years ago.

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Thank you for requesting me. The specs for the valves on your engine are .003" on the intake and .005" on the exhuast. To set the vavles you need to have the engine at 1/4" past TDC of the compression stroke. See attached link and scroll down to adjusting overhead valves.


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