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I have a troy bilt vac with a Tecumseh H50-65582_. Not sure…

I have a troy...

I have a troy bilt chipper vac with a Tecumseh H50-65582_. Not sure what the last number or letter is. The engine is blown and I am looking for a replacement

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the chipper? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

It says Garden way Inc. Model # 47279, I would guess it's 15 years old

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

If possible I may like to add an electric start, it gets tough to pull sometimes. seems the older I get the harder it is to pull

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11/19/2017
JohnF2015
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Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Finding a replacement engine for this machine may be very difficult as Tecumseh is no longer being made. You may have to install a different brand of engine in order to solve the issue, Is this okay with you?

It may take me a little while to research and see what is available as a replacement however I will respond back to you in a little while with your options.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I just want to find something that will work

Okay, I am working on finding a replacement engine that will work on this machine. As soon as I can provide you with some options I will respond here.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Not at this time.
Thank you

Here is one option for you. It is a Briggs and Stratton replacement with same crankshaft dimensions. These are all new engines which would carry a manufacturers warranty on them. From all information that I have it looks as though any one of these engines would work on your application(Chipper).

http://www.smallenginewarehouse.com/121002-3423.html

http://www.smallenginewarehouse.com/12S432-0036.html

http://www.smallenginewarehouse.com/12T432-2120.html

http://www.smallenginewarehouse.com/121002-3423-SD.html

This one looks to be a used engine off of the same model chipper. Expensive for a used engine I don't know that I would suggest this unless you just can't find anything else that will work.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/TECUMSEH-5HP-ENGINE-OFF-TROY-BILT-CHIPPER-VAC-MODEL-47279-/132393288887?hash=item1ed34144b7

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thank you! I saw the used engine on eBay, it looks a little rough. I think I will go with new

I would also hesitate with a used engine because you don't know exactly what you are going to get. Sometimes people will misrepresent just in order to make the sell. I think that you would also be better to go with new as it will have a warranty if you have any issues with it within the two years normally.

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The sad part is that they want more for the used one on Ebay than what you can purchase a new one for.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
That’s just it, they want way too much for that used motor along with the fact that it looks rough. Mine looks 100% better it just is trashed on the inside

I hope that you find the information that I have provided to be helpful. If you need further assistance with this issue feel free to continue our conversation here.

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