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#1 tractorman604 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 15, 2012 - 12:28 PM

can anyone tell me a bit about the wheelhorse c160 .For instance are they very tough , do they all come with hydrolics , 3 point hitch i just wonder how they are to the A or B series Thanks.

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Posted March 15, 2012 - 03:23 PM

I believe that only the automatics had factory hydraulics, but the 8 speed must've had it as an option, because the interchange list has a front end loader offered for both models. If I remember correctly, the "C" series was the forerunner of the 300 series so would be comparable to the "toughness" of a 316-8 or 316-H.
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Posted March 16, 2012 - 08:53 PM

Great tractor and tough. I had one with hydraulic deck lift. The rear lift was still run like all the others with the cable. Heavy tractor.

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Posted March 16, 2012 - 10:49 PM

The C-160 was the biggest frame tractor that WH made until they came out with the d Series. This is one of the toughest GT's ever built. As Caseguy stated, Hydraulics were standard on the Hydro models, and was an option on the gear drives, but you had to add the optional hydro pump. One thing I would like to add also, to put a loader on either model, you would run an axillary pump off the PTO on the engine. The factory hydraulic's didn't have the volume to move the loader up and down very fast.
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Posted March 17, 2012 - 04:50 AM

I have never had one,but they look very tough,well built tractor.
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Posted March 17, 2012 - 06:20 AM

Early models used the Hein-Werner pump as an option HY-2 and HY-3

Not all hyrdo tractors came with the hydraulic lift but one could be added using the transmission pump with an optional kit
1967-1977 HY-6 Replaced by 8-4111, 84111, 8-4112, 84112, 8-4113, 84113

An optional electric lift was available for the tractors with gear transmissions and the 700 Eaton hydro
1969-1970 84211 8-4211 Replaced by 8-4212 84212

1971-1972 84231 8-4231 fits 800 Auto and 800 Special

1971-1977 84221 8-4221 Replaced by 8-4222 84222

1978-1990 84223 8-4223 Replaced by 8-4224 84224

1989-1990 84227 8-4227 fits 518-H and 520-8

1991-2004 84225 8-4225

When looking these up at Toro try it with the dash and without.

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Posted March 17, 2012 - 07:39 AM

Thanks to you guys (Garry and Brian) I have some of the information on these things, but I don't have it very well organized yet! I'm sure that it helps to know generally what you're looking for too LOL.
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Posted March 20, 2012 - 07:00 PM

Thanks for all the info on the C160 fella's.I knew i could count on the wheelhorse God's. :thumbs: :beerchug:

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Posted April 04, 2012 - 03:00 PM

I have one of these C-160s that needs some attention.

2 of the deck spindles are missing, I was told it found a cement block while mowing... Anyways does anyone know where to find some spindles? And I'm guessing a belt(I can't remember if it's there or not.)

I had this mower at my place about 4 years ago. I was amazed at its mowing ability!!! I had done a tune up for the guy. I knew I shoulda just gave him some cash for it instead of bringing it back to him.

Well since then it has been used by his son as a 4-wheeler...plus the cement block issue. Not sure what else is wrong. Let's just say it does not look as nice as it did 4 years ago.

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Posted April 04, 2012 - 09:45 PM

You could try our site supporters. One of them may have some sitting on the shelf. If you have the model number off of the deck, you could also try your local (former) Wheel Horse dealer, but take a lot of cash for new ones!

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Posted April 08, 2012 - 02:03 AM

Still looking for splindles Vin? PM me!




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