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  1. blane.c replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    The engines may burn more oil this way, if the amount is acceptable just accommodate it with a larger volume sump.

    Jun 17, 2019 at 1:37 AM
  2. blane.c attached a file to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    All this information is adding up to it may just be easiest to invert the engines to provide lubrication to the piston and valve train...

    810CC POWER CHART.png Jun 17, 2019 at 1:32 AM
  3. blane.c liked Vigilant1's post in the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    I'm not sure about how the lube gets to the rockers/valve stems on the vertical shaft B&S engines, but it apparently does. I don't see...

    Screenshot_2019-06-13 SD-1 Minisport, TG, SE-33, building slideshow - YouTube.png Screenshot_2019-06-13 SD-1 Minisport, TG, SE-33, building slideshow - YouTube(1).png Screenshot_2019-06-13 SD-1 Minisport, TG, SE-33, building slideshow - YouTube(4).png Screenshot_2019-06-13 SD-1 Minisport, TG, SE-33, building slideshow - YouTube(3).png Screenshot_2019-06-13 SD-1 Minisport, TG, SE-33, building slideshow - YouTube(2).png Jun 13, 2019 at 9:27 PM
  4. blane.c liked Hot Wings's post in the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    Such a messy way to measure the volume.......but probably quicker than putting it into CAD. Best guess is around 8 ml. Will be...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 6:53 PM
  5. blane.c replied to the thread VP-1 Templates, G Code and SolidWorks files.

    Yes I realize that I would stick up quite a bit un-faired. However I would gain the "elbow room" needed without structural modification....

    Jun 13, 2019 at 12:17 PM
  6. blane.c liked Hot Wings's post in the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    That is why I asked about the manuals earlier. Apparently B+S hasn't yet found it necessary to publish one that specifically includes...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 12:05 PM
  7. blane.c replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    Head for the updrafts.

    Jun 13, 2019 at 12:39 AM
  8. blane.c replied to the thread VP-1 Templates, G Code and SolidWorks files.

    I am considering my comfortable deck chair. It is 7" from the top of the seat to the top of the armrest. It is a comfortable height to...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 12:20 AM
  9. blane.c replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    Cool! So you are going mower with that? It should be fun!

    Jun 12, 2019 at 10:38 PM
  10. blane.c attached a file to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    Looked up AV-36, is this it? [ATTACH]

    AV-36.png Jun 12, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  11. blane.c replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    I put auto gas in all my airplanes, never had a stuck valve or a bent pushrod. LOL!

    Jun 12, 2019 at 9:21 PM
  12. blane.c replied to the thread VP-1 Templates, G Code and SolidWorks files.

    The fuselage looks a tad tight around the beltline for me too. I'll look for the pictures you mention. The slot in the very aft of the...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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