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Product Details

Super Lo-Tone™ Muffler

Significantly reduces noise and delivers exceptional tonal quality

Float Feed Carburetor

Optimized fuel delivery for improved startability and superior performance

Paper Air Cleaner (Oval) with Dual Element Foam Pre-Cleaner

Provides added protection against airborne debris entering the engine

OHV Technology

Optimized performance that delivers longer engine life and improved fuel economy

Cast Iron Sleeve

Adds integrity and durability that withstand wear and abuse while providing improved oil control.

Higher Torque

Provides more power resulting in improved equipment productivity

Dual Ball Bearings

Provides added durability and extends engine life

Magnetron® Electronic Ignition System

Ensures maintenance-free, easy starting

Optional Electric Start

Provides simple key starting

Mechanical Governor

Controls the engine speed to deliver more usable power under heavy usage

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Stronger Forged Crankshaft and Cast Iron Camshaft

Provides added durability

Low Permeation Fuel Lines

More environmentally friendly

13.0 Gross Power (HP)*
Engine Technology Single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, OHV (Overhead Valve)
Model Number 2454
Gross Power HP** (kW) @ 3’600 rpm 13.0 [9.7]
Displacement (cc) 392
Cylinder Cast Iron Sleeve
Bore (mm) 89.0
Stroke (mm) 63.0
Fuel Tank Capacity (l) 7.1
Oil Capacity (l) 1.0
Dry Weight (kg) 33.2
Dimensions Length (mm) 398
Dimensions Width (mm) 463
Dimensions Height (mm) 466

* Power levels are stated gross torque per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
** Power levels are stated gross power (horsepower) per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.