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#1 Bob IN OFFLINE  

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Posted March 19, 2014 - 04:46 PM

Did john deere make a weight that set on top of the engine? Its bolted down it looks like to the head. What might it be worth?



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 04:54 PM

Yes, it was used on some models with Tecumseh engines.  Which models (Other than the JD112)  & worth I have no idea.



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 05:18 PM

The HH100 was only used in the Deere 112's and if my memory is correct the weight was originally for the flat fender tractors which began in 1968.



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 05:55 PM

Did the tecky have so much compression and power that it needed additional weight to hold the head on?


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Posted March 19, 2014 - 06:34 PM

Two theories: vibration dampener &/or help stop blown head gaskets.  Personally, I would come nearer believing the vibration dampener!  ~~  Lowell



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 06:39 PM

As I understood from people "in the know", it was only for vibe dampening.



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 06:47 PM

Here is what it looks like:

 

 

Engine Weight 006.JPG Engine Weight 007.JPG

 

 

I believe it weighs around 30-35lbs. 



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 06:50 PM

Did john deere make a weight that set on top of the engine? Its bolted down it looks like to the head. What might it be worth?

As you know already they did make one.As for value I have bought then anywere from $25.00 to $75.00 and seen them sell for more than $100.00

but just never know what the next one will bring ,high or low



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Posted March 19, 2014 - 07:06 PM

As you know already they did make one.As for value I have bought then anywere from $25.00 to $75.00 and seen them sell for more than $100.00

but just never know what the next one will bring ,high or low

 

So was it only an option then?  What was the reasoning behind putting it on the engine head?

 

Ben W.



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Posted March 20, 2014 - 04:09 AM

So was it only an option then?  What was the reasoning behind putting it on the engine head?

 

Ben W.

Two theories: vibration dampener &/or help stop blown head gaskets. Personally, I would come nearer believing the vibration dampener! ~~ Lowell

 

As I understood from people "in the know", it was only for vibe dampening.


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