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Dayton 3500 watt gas powered generator

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Default Dayton 3500 watt gas powered generator

HI I have an old Dayton power plant with a Briggs engine model #23AF8 generator model#1W517 3500watts,115/230v,AC with the operating manual,s what looking for is the engine h.p ratting.These manuals and the data engine plate do not show this info.
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Default Re: Dayton 3500 watt gas powered generator

The engine is about 9 HP. It uses the Briggs Magnematic magneto which is KNOWN to have coil problem. The coil problem to the newbe LOOK like a carb problem. You can data the manufacture of the engine by looking at the Briggs serial number list posted in the technical info section of

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