Engine Buying Guide
The Briggs & Stratton 1450 SeriesHorizontal OHV engine has the power you need to get the job done. This robust, versatile engine with a standard 3/4in. diameter crankshaft is designed and specifically engineered for a wide range of applications including tillers, log splitters, compressors, pressure washers, blowers and more. The compact overhead valve design runs cooler and cleaner, delivering more power, longer engine life and improved fuel economy. With a crankshaft supported by ball bearings, a dual element air cleaner, and a lo-tone muffler, this engine is a workhorse. It has fast fuel delivery for one-pull starts and smooth operation. 14.5 ft.-lbs. gross torque*. OHV design for cooler operation, longer valve life. Dura-Bore cast iron cylinder sleeve withstands wear and abuse while providing improved oil control. PTO ball bearing. Mechanical governor controls throttle to deliver more power for tough chores. Maintenance-free Magnetron electronic ignition for quick, dependable starts. Float feed carburetor for consistent one-pull starts. Dual-Clean premium air filter. Recoil start with auto compression release. Metal 3.2-qt. fuel tank for long run times and added durability. Lo-Tone muffler reduces noise levels and improves tonal quality. DuraLube gear-driven splash lubrication system continuously supplies oil to all internal parts. Approx. mounting base dim. 8in x 4in. Flange mount bolt circles: 5in., 6 1/2in.. 50-state compliant engine.
*All power levels are stated gross torque at 2600 RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.