I would think you could fabricate an effective screen to exactly fit your application without too much difficulty.
On a related tangent.. This is a classic example of if you're gonna do a refurb on something, do it right or not at all. This CC transaxle looks terrible. It would sell better the way it was before. He wants $500. He might get a 1/3 of that. I wasn't able to sell my 1200 CC with a good deck, an excellent 12 HP Kohler and 3 speed transaxle for $450 last summer. I still have it. It's in pretty good shape and ready to mow. Pretty sure it was painted without even cleaning it up. Looks like he just grabbed a can of cheap gloss black and went at it.Army, a welder could fix that block. Welding or brazing a piece back into hole would not be that hard, a little time consuming, but original to machine and the one that fits with correct crankshaft.
Looks like a B&S, but I'm no engine expert.I did this old Clinton at the same time. I think it's a Clinton anyway. Might be a B&S. Anybody know? It was on the 2 wheel garden tractor my brother has and the engine is back on it now. He once worked up a 2 acre field with it and a 5 tooth cultivator. He kept going back to the elevated gas tank we had for the tractors to fill it up. He was 9 or 10 at the time
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