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Briggs & Stratton Vanguard V-Twin Horizontal Engine with Electric Start — 479cc, 1in. x 2 29/32in. Shaft, Model# 305447-0568-F1

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Briggs & Stratton Vanguard V-Twin Horizontal Engine with Electric Start — 479cc, 1in. x 2 29/32in. Shaft, Model# 305447-0568-F1

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  • Dura Bore™ cast iron cylinder sleeve for extended life
  • Float carburetor for consistent easy starting
  • Maintenance-free Magnetron® electronic ignition for quick, dependable starts
  • Recoil backup for emergency hand starts
  • Dual Clean™ air cleaner pleated paper filter with a foam pre-cleaner ensures maximum protection for extended engine life
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Product Summary

Briggs & Stratton 479cc Vanguard V-Twin OHV Horizontal Engine. V-Twin 90° overhead valve design runs cooler, cleaner and more efficiently. More HP output with less displacement and less carbon build-up. Longer valve life and improved fuel economy.

What's Included
  • (1) Engine, Model# 305447-0568-F1

Features + Benefits

  • Dura Bore™ cast iron cylinder sleeve for extended life
  • Float carburetor for consistent easy starting
  • Maintenance-free Magnetron® electronic ignition for quick, dependable starts
  • Recoil backup for emergency hand starts
  • Dual Clean™ air cleaner pleated paper filter with a foam pre-cleaner ensures maximum protection for extended engine life
  • Full-pressure lubrication with spin-on oil filter assures controlled lubrication for extended component life
  • Overhead valve design (OHV) for cooler operation and longer valve life
  • 12V gear drive starter and 16 Amp DC alternator with starter panel assembly
Key Specs
Item# 60072
Brand Briggs & Stratton
Manufacturer's Warranty 36 months parts / 36 months labor
Ship Weight 102.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc) 479
Start Type Electric w/recoil backup
Application Compressor, pressure washer, conveyor
Engine Type Vanguard V-Twin OHV
Shaft Output Horizontal
Shaft Diameter (in.) 1
Shaft Length (in.) 2 29/32
Shaft Keyway (in.) 1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) 3/8–24
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.) 5 1/4
Bearing Type Ball
Cylinders (qty.) 2
Cylinder Bore Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.) 2.68 x 2.60
Cooling System Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type Dual element
Fuel Tank Yes
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.) 9
Fuel Pump No
Oil Capacity (qt.) 1.5 (48 oz)
Lubrication System Full pressure
Ignition System Electronic
Governor System Mechanical
Carburetor Float
Throttle Control Adjustable for a constant speed operation, manual friction, remote
Choke Control Manual, remote
Max. RPM 3,600
Charging System Amps 16
Muffler Included Yes
Bolt Circle (in.) 5, 6 1/2, 7 3/4
Mounting Bolt Pattern L x W (in.) 7 11/16 x 4 1/16
Dimensions L x W x H (in.) 12 5/16 x 16 1/8 x 19
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board) No

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Engine Displacement (cc)
479 479 479 570 570
Start Type
Electric - Electric w/recoil backup Electric Electric w/recoil backup
Application Compressor, pressure washer, conveyor - Compressor, pressure washer, conveyor Compressor, pressure washer, conveyor Compressor, pressure washer, conveyor
Engine Type Vanguard V-Twin OHV Vanguard V-Twin OHV Vanguard V-Twin OHV Vanguard V-Twin OHV Vanguard V-Twin OHV
Torque (ft./lbs.) 24.00 - - - -
Shaft Output
Horizontal - Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Shaft Diameter (in.) 1 1 1 1 1
Shaft Length (in.) 2 29/32 2 29/32 2 29/32 2 29/32 2 29/32
Shaft Keyway (in.)
1/4 - 1/4 1/4 1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) 3/8–24 3/8–24 3/8–24 3/8–24 3/8–24
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise - Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.)
5 1/4 - 5 1/4 5 1/4 5 1/4
Bearing Type
Ball - Ball Ball Ball
Cylinders (qty.)
2 - 2 2 2
Cylinder Bore
Cast iron - Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
2.68 x 2.60 2.68 x 2.60 2.68 x 2.60 2.83 x 2.76 2.83 x 2.75
Cooling System
Air cooled - Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type
Dual element Pleated paper w/foam pre-cleaner Dual element Dual element Dual element
Fuel Tank Not included - Yes Not included Yes
Fuel Type Gasoline - Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
- - 9 - 9
Fuel Pump
Yes, (Pulse) - No Yes, (Pulse) No
Oil Capacity (qt.)
1.5 (48 oz.) 1.5 1.5 (48 oz) 1.5 (48 oz.) 1.5 (48 oz.)
Lubrication System
Full Pressure Full pressure w/spin-on oil filter Full pressure Full pressure Full pressure
Low Oil Alert - - - Yes -
Ignition System
Electronic - Electronic Electronic Electronic
Governor System
Mechanical - Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical
Carburetor
Float Float Float Float Float
Throttle Control
Adjustable for a constant speed operation, manual friction, remote - Adjustable for a constant speed operation, manual friction, remote Adjustable for a constant speed operation, manual friction, remote Adjustable for a constant speed operation, manual friction, remote
Choke Control
Manual, remote - Manual, remote Manual, remote Manual, remote
Max. RPM
3,600 - 3,600 3,600 3,600
Charging System Amps 16 - 16 16 16
Muffler Included
No - Yes No Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
5, 6 1/2, 7 3/4 - 5, 6 1/2, 7 3/4 5, 6 1/2, 7 3/4 5, 6 1/2, 7 3/4
Mounting Bolt Pattern L x W (in.) 7 11/16 x 4 1/16 - 7 11/16 x 4 1/16 7 11/16 x 4 7 11/16 x 4
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
12 5/16 x 16 1/8 x 19 - 12 5/16 x 16 1/8 x 19 13 3/8 x 16 1/8 x 17 1/4 12.5 x 16 x 23
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
- - No Yes Yes