Doing repair or a rebuild on a Briggs & Stratton antique engine? For a comprehensive resource, you can use our Antique Engine Repair Manual (Part Number: CE8069) for info on out of production Briggs & Stratton single cylinder engines manufactured between 1919 and 1981.
You can also find specs, manuals and illustrated parts lists through the resources below. Click the link to jump to your desired antique engine resource.
Download Select Antique Engine Manuals
Find Suppliers for Old, Obsolete Engine Parts
A select number of Antique Operator Manuals are available for download. Please select the model number range below which corresponds to your engine manual.
A to ZZR
5S to 23D-R6
60100 to 99700
100200 to 460700
Briggs & Stratton Power Charger
Still need help? Briggs & Stratton manuals and illustrated parts lists for antique engines manufactured prior to 1965, or those that do not conform to the current five to six character Model Number standard (i.e. Models WM, ZZ, 5S, 8FB, 19, 23D, etc.) may be requested through our Contact Us page. Antique engines’ literature will be provided as PDFs via email if available.
The dealers and websites listed below are provided only as possible resources for obsolete parts and information. They are not directly affiliated with Briggs & Stratton.
These websites and antique engine experts are also great sources for information on vintage and antique Briggs and Stratton engines.
Mr. Toby Dilks
30 English Lane
English Creek, NJ 08234
Tom Schaech (Collects, services, and restores all antique Briggs & Stratton engines)
320 Carpenters Lane
Pennsdale, PA 17756
Ben Edge (publications and info only)
14113 SE Laurie Court
Milwaukie, OR 97267
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