Local Option 206

Hand-built in Milwaukee, WI. using tooling and dies specifically for racing for unparalleled repeatability.

Factory sealed short-block with ground cam and controlled piston pop-up (reducing compression variance)

Simplified IKF/WKA rule set designed to maintain a stock configuration right down to the factory shipped carburetor jets. This is NOT today’s standard Animal rule set.

Dual Ball-Bearing, RACING Reinforced Cylinder
Squeeze-Cast, T-7 Treated, Racing Rod
Ground Cam w/ Compression Release
High-Silicon Valve Springs
PVL™ Digital Ignition System
Racing Only Intake Port
Walbro™ Round - Slide Carburetor
Carbon Steel racing Crankshaft with Induction-Hardened Crankpin
Federal Mogul™ Cam Ground, Barrel-Faced Piston
Goetze performance piston ring set
Chrome-Faced top ring
Nitrited Dished Exhaust Valve
Automotive 3-Piece Valve Retainer System
Beefy Rocker Arm Stud Nuts

Model Number 124332 8201-01
Type 8201-01
Displacement 12.48 Cu. in. - 206 cc
Bore 2.6875/2.6885 in.
Compression Ratio 9 to 1
Factory Timing 29 degrees BTDC
Description Wrench / socket size Torque
Air Guard 7mm 40-50 lb-in. (4.5-5.6 Nm)
Blower Housing 10mm & 3/8" 60-110 lb-in. (7-12.5 Nm)
Carburetor (to manifold) 10mm 80-110 lb-in. (9-12.4 Nm)
Connecting Rod T27 115-120lb-in. (13 Nm)
Cylinder Head Bolts 10mm 200-220 lb-in. (20-27 Nm)
Exhaust Brace Screws 10mm 95-125 lb-in. (11-14 Nm)
Exhaust Stud 10mm 95-125 lb-in. (11-14 Nm)
Flywheel Nut 15/16" 55-75 ft-lbs. (74.5-101 Nm)
Flywheel Fan 10mm 180-240 lb-in. (20-27 Nm)
Intake (to cylinder) 5mm Allen 70-90 lb-in. (8-10.2 Nm)
Oil Drain Plug 3/8" 100-125 lb-in. (11-14 Nm)
PVL Module 7mm 20-35 lb-in. (2.3-4 Nm)
Rocker Arm Stud 7/16" 90-120 lb-in. (10-14 Nm)
Rocker Arm Plate 10mm 70-90 lb-in. (7.9-10.1 Nm)
Rocker Arm Set Screw 1/8" Allen 50-70 lb-in. (5.6-7.9 Nm)
Spark Plug 5/8" Deep 95-145 lb-in. (11-16.4 Nm)
Side Cover 10mm 140-170 lb-in. (16-19 Nm)
Starter Gear #2 Phillips 35-53 lb-in. (4-6 Nm)
Top Control Plate 10mm 70-90 lb-in. (8-10 Nm)
Valve Cover 10mm Lower & 3/8" 30-60 lb-in. (3.5-7 Nm)

What is the basic horse power of the 206 model

Asked by: Anonymous
We tend to stay away from horsepower simply because organizations rule set differ, the method for horsepower testing in the field varies, and your final choice of exhaust systems will impact horsepower. Between all of these variables you can see a several horsepower difference. With that said to give you some general numbers of 8.8 hp.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-05-21

What is the LO206's crankshaft PTO diameter to mount a clutch? Is it 3/4" diameter? 

Asked by: Anonymous
Please see the product specs on the Briggs Racing page here: http://www.briggsandstratton.com/engines-racing/racing-engines/karting/local-option-206
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29

Why are there multiple fill and drain points on the engine?

Asked by: Tmeink
Engines that have multiple oil fills/drains are because they can be used on different type of sanctioned racing equipment.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29

What is the max best performance rpm that I should run

Asked by: Phil53
It is typically 6100 RPM but can vary.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29

I have 110 and 93 octane available at my home race track. Which octane type would be recommended for best performance and best maintenance?

Asked by: Big E
Our minimum fuel requirements are 87 octane with no more than 10% ethanol. You can use a higher grade fuel in the engines.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29

What are the HP and torque specs of the LO206?

Asked by: Anonymous
The estimated HP of this engine is 8.8 although the HP will vary on outside factors. Please work with a local racing dealer for additional information: http://bit.ly/GYxQ2N
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29

what is the part number for the exhaust gasket for the L.O. 206 i did not receive one with my engine

Asked by: Opossum
For further assistance, please contact Briggs racing at:http://bit.ly/UG6PIp
Answered by: Tracey_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29

How much oil should be used with a 15 degree mount, and is a 15 degree mount safe for the LO206?

Asked by: Karter
Please work with your local racing dealer to determine what items you need: http://bit.ly/GYxQ2N
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-04-29
  • 2015-05-25T06:49CST
  • bvseo_cps, prod_bvqa, vn_cps_3.1.3
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_29
  • loc_en_US, sid_8A6609B3-CCEA-4D0D-81A9-7465FE611084, PRD, sort_recentQuestionsFirst
  • clientName_BriggsStratton