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post #1 of 5 Old 11-22-2019, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
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Tecumseh alternator screws?

Okay this may be the "smallest" question ever!

I'm adding an alternator to a Tecumseh HMSK80. And I want to be prepared with all the parts before I start the job to minimize downtime on the machine.

I have the alternator, I have the flywheel with magnets on it. But I don't have the screws that attach the alternator to the engine! Does anyone happen to know what size they are so I can grab some before I start?


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i would assume 1/4 20 but i could be wrong
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I did a similar swap last spring, but took the alternator setup from one engine and installed it in another. I can't be sure, but I believe they were 5/16's head and 8-32 threads. Possibly 6-32. Yes they are tiny. I can try and get a look at one tomorrow afternoon, as I have several apart.

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most of the old tech books i have show it as pic. number 314 a 1/4x20x3/4 going though the alternator into the engine

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1/4-20x3/4 is the winner.


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