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#1 alleyyooper OFFLINE  

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Posted July 09, 2014 - 07:04 AM

Free is fine with me but what is it.

Decal says wheel horse and has a 7 HP Kohler engine under the fuel tank. Guy gave it to me when it stopped running. I found it doesn't have any spark. I figure a tune up set of points and condenser will get it running.

 

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Posted July 09, 2014 - 07:45 AM

Those are pretty desirable among the Wheel horse guys.  I've gotten freebies before but never anything like that.  I'm not sure if it's an RJ or a Suburban or what the difference even is (not up on these models like I would like to be).  Either way, it's a great gift!


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Posted July 09, 2014 - 07:50 AM

I think what you have is a Wheel Horse RJ58, or a Suburban 400, which should have a 4 HP Kohler engine, witch is what engine looks to be on it now.

http://www.angelfire...rsehistory.html


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Posted July 09, 2014 - 07:55 AM

Its a suburban, With a K91/4hp engine. These are great little tractors.


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Posted July 09, 2014 - 08:08 AM

Yep! You have desireable "Ball Burner" tractor! Looks quite complete for age, many are cobbled up by now. That little K engine is so cute! Wonder if hard to find those engine parts? I've only seen one at a Horse swap-meet once and was incomplete, but cute! Guess the other guy's know the models better and have put in info. They had later ones with bigger engines in same place, even some Clintons (Uck!) but moved up front later in years. Good idea! Ha!



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Posted July 09, 2014 - 08:28 AM

Congratulations on a great toy and at the perfect price. Do be carefull with that nut roaster. Parts are available for the K91 engine. I have one on my old Bolens Leaf vacuum. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted July 09, 2014 - 09:40 AM

Push-pull choke and throttle make it a 1961 model.

 

The 4hp model 401 manual start used a 3-piece transmission case - cast iron center section with plate steel side plates.

The 5.5hp model 551 electric start used a 2-piece transmission case that continued till the end in 2007.

 

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Posted July 09, 2014 - 11:24 AM

That's a great freebie!!!!!!!!!! 



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Posted July 09, 2014 - 11:44 AM

fine tyres!



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Posted July 09, 2014 - 12:36 PM

You lucky dog!
Finding one of these is one thing, but for free!

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Posted July 09, 2014 - 12:55 PM

That's nice congrats to you for free!



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Posted July 09, 2014 - 01:22 PM

I like those model wheel horses



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Posted July 09, 2014 - 05:11 PM

They had later ones with bigger engines in same place, even some Clintons (Uck!)

 

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What do you mean, "uck!"?

 

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Posted July 09, 2014 - 05:49 PM

Wow, congrats.
Very nice little WH, and like said above... At the perfect price.

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Posted July 10, 2014 - 07:33 AM

Are you going to restore it? I restored the one i had. http://gardentractor...s.blogspot.com/






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