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#1 CraftsmanGT ONLINE  

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Posted July 26, 2016 - 04:39 PM

The 18hp Briggs is shot. What other engines will work in this that will allow the PTO to still be used. Briggs opposed twins seem to be getting hard to come by.

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Posted July 26, 2016 - 05:20 PM

yeah they are especially HORIZONTAL shaft versions...I can find the vertical ones without too much problem.


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Posted July 26, 2016 - 05:28 PM

Seems like the 2000 series cubs make for a really good option for repowering something.Since they usually rust apart long before the engines goes bad.

 

look at the 2130-2206 tractors here http://www.tractorda...ive-sorted.html

2000 series cubs from 1994-2002 had

(Kohler engines) (single cylinder) 12,14,15 and 16hp

(Kohler twins) 17 18 and 20hp

(Briggs Vanguard)  16hp twin

 

 

Here's 2 16hp engines out of 2000 series cub cadets that will work.

 

http://minneapolis.c...5632793238.html

 

http://minneapolis.c...5670698070.html

 

That and If you can find an older Craftsman II GT18,GT5000,GTV16 or GTV18 with horizontal opposed twin engine.Would be your cheapest option.

 

Here is 1 for $125 not sure if it's vertical or horizontal.V-Twin or Opposed twin.

http://wausau.craigs...5647133803.html

 

Here's a 20hp Honda for $600

http://minneapolis.c...5676424716.html


Edited by EricFromPa, July 26, 2016 - 05:29 PM.

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Posted July 26, 2016 - 09:39 PM

 

 

 

The 18hp Briggs is shot. What other engines will work in this that will allow the PTO to still be used. Briggs opposed twins seem to be getting hard to come by.

 

The 995 used the L head early and later used the Vanguard, maybe you can find a Vanguard


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Posted August 13, 2016 - 03:58 PM

I was able to find an 18hp I/C. Just gotta go pick it up.




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