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#1 blackbird13 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 13, 2014 - 09:50 PM

My tractor is finally running again. I have had the engine apart and put new rings and pistons in. I also used a product called Motoseal to seal the engine case halves. It is recommended for, you guessed it, motorcycle engine and transmission cases. It seems to be working very well for the Kohler magnum 20. I really didn't want to go with silicone because of the possibility of oil passages getting clogged. The steering is so much easier to turn because of the needle bearings I used for the shaft. I may eventually use some of the needle bearing thrust washers for the axles like some others have recommended. It was so awesome today, after finally getting it all back together, to finally get some seat time. I mowed a small section of our yard. The Kohler sounded strong and smooth. Now I can go ahead and get those ag tires and get the new seat I've been needing. :dancingbanana:

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Posted September 13, 2014 - 10:25 PM

I've used Motoseal, also, with great results. 


You just can't beat a Kohler Magnum.  Its the best of the K-Series with electronic ignition. 


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Posted September 14, 2014 - 06:49 AM

That looks fantastic! Making changes to improve the steering effort is always a good thing! 

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Posted September 14, 2014 - 06:52 AM

Sounds like some great improvements and she looks great too. Nice lift on the Sleeve Hitch
Seat doesn't look that bad?
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Posted September 14, 2014 - 08:27 AM

:wave: Welcome to the forum. I'm inspired by your steering upgrade on this. Looks real good. Can you explain that more? Glad it is running well for you again. I also like your adjustable link in the sleeve hitch.

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