Convert to float type carb?

tom3

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Anyone ever pull off the diaphragm carb and replace it and the tank with a standard carb an top side gas tank on a flat head briggs, single cylinder push mower engine? Would be an 11 cube recoil start old school motor.
 

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What are you trying to accomplish by doing that?
 

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What model and type number engine are you dealing with. Would be very helpful if you would provide us with more info so we can give you a better answer.
 

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This would be on the mower in the avatar, 110982 4 hp Briggs, on the third or fourth diaphragm carb, and numerous replacement diaphragms. Have another old mower with a 12 cube flathead with the standard float carb, never a problem. Like to round up a float carb with a choke and the gas tank on the top shroud, fix it once and for all. Just wondered if anyone had ever done this, seems possible.
 

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What is happening that you need to replace carbs? They generally don't give a lot of problems and are easy to service.
 

tom3

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Mowers are put away for the winter here. Pretty deep in the shed. Just wondering if anyone had done this before. I'll dig into it next spring and give a report if I can make it work. Thanks for the replies!
 
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