TAG: Vanguard

Billy Goat Industries: Force wheeled blowers

November 24, 2018By

Billy Goat Industry’s commercial range of Force™ wheeled blowers now includes a 10-hp unit powered by Vanguard® with the patented Transport Guard® system which protects the engine for fuel/oil dilution during transport with a single fuel / engine on and off switch. Force blowers are lightweight, making them easier for LCOs to push. Smooth, rounded housing eliminates air voids for... read more

Briggs & Stratton: Vanguard Single-Cylinder Engine

February 13, 2018By

Vanguard Launches New Engine Line Vanguard™ introduces the first in a complete line of all-new single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial gasoline engines built from the ground up and based on customer input. Vanguard developed the new engines around key areas of performance critical to improving overall productivity, including starting, maintenance intervals, service and support, and total cost of ownership. Vanguard comprehensively... read more

Briggs & Stratton reveals new Vanguard engine

January 31, 2018By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power unveiled the 6.5-gross hp Vanguard 200 engine, the first in a complete line of single-cylinder, horizontal-shaft commercial gasoline engines, spanning from 5 to 13 gross hp. The engines are capable of powering equipment such as aerators, sod cutters and small trenchers. “For decades, manufacturers have been modifying old designs,” said Jim Cross, marketing manager, Briggs & Stratton Commercial... read more

Vanguard’s BIG BLOCK engine equipped with EFI technology

October 29, 2017By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power recently introduced its Vanguard air-cooled V-Twin BIG BLOCK EFI engine, which gives landscape contractors the unmatched power and durability only BIG BLOCKs offer with the increased fuel efficiency of a closed-loop electronic fuel injection system. BIG BLOCK engines are designed for the toughest mowing jobs, powering commercial mowers with 54-inch cutting decks and larger. The... read more

Briggs & Stratton engines now available for propane conversion

September 13, 2017By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power engines are now available for propane conversion through Propane Power Systems. The EPA-certified conversions are available for 11 Vanguard and Commercial Series engines, ranging in displacement from 205cc single-cylinder horizontals up to 993cc Big Block V-Twin engines. “Briggs & Stratton’s expansive commercial engine lineup that is convertible to propane is yet another sign that propane-powered equipment is... read more

New tech from Briggs & Stratton aims to reduce engine damage

May 1, 2017By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power released its Vanguard TransportGuard engine feature designed to prevent damage caused by oil and fuel dilution during transportation. “Our focus is always on enhancing the productivity of our customers,” said Jim Cross, marketing manager for Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power. “TransportGuard prevents downtime by effectively addressing a major problem: fuel contamination.” TransportGuard’s simultaneous fuel/ignition shutoff... read more