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I was recently given a go kart frame and a lifan 6.5hp gas engine that needs a little work but i have no ideal what im doing,have no owners manual or repair guide nor can i find one in any shape or form anywhere!! I am desperate and sad to say dumb as they come at th8s stuff and require clear directions and at times pictures. I am looking to find a manual with what i hope has an exploded view of all parts their part name and hopefully part number so i can hopefully track down a part somewhere if i need one. I recieved this engine in several parts and know not exactly what engine it is but will provide you with all info i have accumulated and is as follows. It is a blue, lifan, 6hp, engine family 7CLGS. 19668F. DISP 196CC. MFR DATE 7/07, FUEL 87 OCTANE GASOLINE, EXHAUST ECS-EM, CARB-EVAP FAMILY CM, EMISSIONS COMPLIANCE PERIOD 125 HOURS. Can anyone PLEASE PLEASE HELP ME OBTAIN WHAT I NEED TO PUT THIS THING BACK TOGETHER AGAIN PROPERLY THE FIRST TIME SO I MAY BOTH USE IT AND BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY AND ORDER/ FIND PARTS?? MY TIME IS VERY LIMITED AND GROWS SHORTER EACH DAY AS MY GF STARTS HER TREATMENT SOON FOR HER CANCER AND IVE ONPY WANTED TO BUILD THIS GO KART AND HAVE IT RUNNING BEFORE HER THERAPY STARTS AND HAVE NO TIME TO DO IT. PLEASE HELP!!!!!

Lifan is what we call a "knock-off" Honda engine.  They are made in China.  

I'd recommend contacting Lifan Power and see if they have a manual as I have never found one either.

Lifan URL below:

Give them a call and see if they can help.


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Eric A. Jones


Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.


Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

MAS Aerospace Operations BA Mathematics AAS Electronic Communications AAS Electronic Technology

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