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ANyone out there know anything about wisconsin engines?
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Big Bob    Posted 03-08-2003 at 21:37:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hey, I'm lookin ata trenchor, it has a wisc. engine on it. Are they good, last long?, Easy to rebiuld? This one is pull start(VF4D) and is this a good idea? Saw an ad for it and know nothing. Thanks for ur input, hate to buy a lemon


Steve C De Gennaro    Posted 11-08-2003 at 07:28:19       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hello , any help would be appreciated we have a small generator that runs our farm when power goes down (which lately has been very frequent). I haven't run this unit in many years,would like to tune it up ,could someone reccomend a web site that I could get parts for agood tune up ,sending away for manuels,we are in Pa. Getting to old run PTO generator hooking up tractor etc.


Carl Lusby    Posted 04-29-2003 at 23:53:54       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have worked with Wisconsin engines and have been around them all of my life. They are a good rugged, dependable, long life industrial quality engine. You won't go wrong with one of them in a trencher.


Taylor Lambert    Posted 03-08-2003 at 22:49:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
THey are very good engines. In averything from older skid steer loaders forklifts welders and pumps. you may beable to find a thing called a starterator its a generator and starter in one thats belt drive. my granfater had a Wiscansin on a log splitter one time that had a pull start and he put one on it works good eventhough the motor had its own magneto he used the extra power off the generator for keeping the batteries charged.


Kirk    Posted 05-14-2004 at 18:59:58       [Reply]  [Send Email]
HELP PLEASE, I have a Bolens 1050 tractor with a 10 hp wisconsin horizontal shaft engine with the pointbox located on the same side and under the carburator. Any information on point gap, plug gap, and govenor setup/adjustment would be greatly appreciated.The engine has a combination starter/generator and will start, but has a high idle speed,and will not smooth out at high RPM. Other than that, it will tow a 600 lb lawn roller and likes to run under load.


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