Snapper 30127BE Mower, Rear Engine Rider Category
Original Model: Briggs 12hp 281707-0162-01
If you buy an OHV engine to replace a L-Head engine, you will need to buy a muffler also. The Briggs 21**** series engines will replace an L-Head Briggs even if the tank is behind the seat. If you are installing an OHV in the place of an L-Head, you will have to remove the back right post for the muffler to fit on there. The throttle linkage on the new Briggs engines run horizontally instead of vertically, so you may have to get a longer cable for this to work correctly.
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While we may have sold many engines listed above to be used for a Snapper 30127BE Mower, Rear Engine Rider Category, we are NOT claiming these are exact replacements unless the product notes explicitly say so. Many original equipment engines may no longer be in production because of obsolescence or EPA regulations, so in some cases there may not be an exact replacement available. Our intention here is to show that other customers have utilized these in the equipment shown, but may have had to make some modifications to do so. If we know of any required changes, we will list those, however, some adapting during installation should be expected.