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#1 Tecumseh power OFFLINE  

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Posted March 17, 2016 - 10:19 PM

OK I found you bolens guys secret. All my hard to find Tecumseh parts are on bolens websites I have come to realize it feels like I hit a gold mine. Now I know all you guys hide them for your bolens!!!!...hahaha. but it got my curiosity going as I am interested in all tractors but have never messed with bolens tractors what models come with the OH Tecumseh engines. And did any have the OH180?

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Posted March 18, 2016 - 05:57 AM

As far as I know, the largest TEC single cylinder engine Bolens used was the OH160.

 

For anything with higher HP they used twin engines, mostly by Kohler.


Edited by OldBuzzard, March 18, 2016 - 05:58 AM.

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Posted March 18, 2016 - 06:00 AM

The H18XL used the OH180 engine


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Posted March 18, 2016 - 08:34 AM

The H18XL used the OH180 engine

 

Didn't think to look at that series.

 

Guess I should have used the search function.


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Posted March 18, 2016 - 02:03 PM

Off the top of my head, these are all the Bolens models that used overhead valve Tecumseh engines.

G14, H14, 1556, H16, GT14, G12XL, H12XL, G14XL, H14XL, G16XL, H16XL,G16X1, H16X1, 1400G, H18XL

Engines used were OH120, HH140, HH150, HH160, OH140, OH160 and OH180

They were used from 1972 - 1985

Edited by ClassicBolens, March 18, 2016 - 02:03 PM.

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