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"I have a Local 206 running in a box stock class. It has a slide that will open wide open but uses a purple plate with a gasket between the carb and …"

Posted in Animal/206 Engine Questions by James C

"Is it bad on the clutch to hold the gas wide open and brake at the same time? I've been able to improve my lap times by doing this but don't want to …"

Posted in Animal/206 Engine Questions by cbuckend

"I have an LO206 engine. When I got the engine, I put Red Line 30WT Race Oil in it. My questions are: 1) Do I need to do anything special when …"

Posted in Animal/206 Engine Questions by cbuckend

New to the racing world. Carb slide question

I purchased the Lo 206 JR for my daughter. It came with the long black slide in it and a Much shorter black slide. I see that there is multiple colors for the carb slide. And the motor has the 4100 …

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Engine Angle

LO 206, Is there any issues when mounting this motor on a Jr Dragster with an 8 degree mounting plate, this puts the carburetor on an angle both front to back and side to side. any tuning tips …

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Snapped Exhaust Bolt

My dad came off from a session and noticed one of his exhaust bolts had come quite loose. While tightening it back down the bolt snapped and now half of the bolt is in the threads and can't be …

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LO206 Spark Plug

Hello, we are running a LO206 in a Jr. Dragster. What spark plug do you recommend we run? We have to have one that has the cap removable to connect a wire to our mechanical kill switch. Thanks, …

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Braking at Full Throttle - harm to clutch?

Is it bad on the clutch to hold the gas wide open and brake at the same time? I've been able to improve my lap times by doing this but don't want to jack up my clutch. Forum: Animal/206 Engine …

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Moving from One Oil to Another

I have an LO206 engine. When I got the engine, I put Red Line 30WT Race Oil in it. My questions are: 1) Do I need to do anything special when changing the oil since I'll be moving from Red Line 30WT …

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ANOTHER WF TORQUE REQUEST

Racing a WF here in Australia in mixed fields against Subaru KX21 has from time to time generated periodic complaints from a few Subaru drivers about the "unfair speed advantage" of the WF. Under …

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Premier Stinger Clutch

When I install the stinger clutch onto the Briggs LO206 using the hardware that came with my clutch, there is approximately 0.150 of end play between the clutch and the inside surface of the larger …

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Difference between the LO206&LO206 jr?

I ordered a Margay kart with LO206 motor and had them set it up. After receiving the kart I noticed that the serial code is the 8201-01 wich is the Jr and not the 8202-01 which is the LO206. I am 40 …

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To loud for children

There is a older local man that has converted a lawn mower into a train engine that pulls handmade cars loaded with children behind it. He uses it in parades and local shows. The problem is that the …

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Quarter Midget Animal Problem

I have an animal that we race in quarter midgets. I am having a problem with it sputtering in the center of the corner. I have changed the carb and plug and made sure the kill switch was not …

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LO206 clutch crankshaft question

I've read that the clutch must be installed on the LO206 with no end play or float, otherwise the key will tear up the crankshaft. I have been running the Briggs flathead (with a Horstman clutch) …

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Torque converter

Hello I am wondering if a comet TAV2 torque converter can be used on the briggs lo 206? I am just looking to know if the torque converter can be bolted down to the engine. Also the mounting plate may …

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