Patent Number: 8,794,209

Title: Engine mounting system

Abstract: An engine mounting system for power equipment includes a tubular frame, an internal combustion engine, and one or more supports for mounting the engine to the tubular frame. The internal combustion engine includes an engine block and a crankcase cover attached to the engine block. The one or more supports are integrally cast with and extend away from at least one of the engine block and the crankcase cover. Additionally, the one or more supports are designed to be mounted to the frame and are contoured to match a portion of a profile of the frame.

Inventors: Klika; Daniel L. (Waukesha, WI), Lavender; Stephen J. (Racine, WI)

Assignee: Briggs & Stratton Corporation

International Classification: F02F 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018