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#1 toppop52 ONLINE  

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Posted September 26, 2016 - 04:36 PM

I've had this Simplicity/Craftsman that may have been screwed together by Murray from the Simplicity plans that Sears bought. Anyway, since I've only had it 11 years, I never noticed during all those oil changes and tune ups that it says Courage on the mower and Pro on the engine. The way it's held up I'm thinking its a Pro, but how can I be sure, are the serial numbers the give away?
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#2 MiCarl ONLINE  

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Posted September 26, 2016 - 05:48 PM

I'd assume the one on the engine that was put on at the Kohler factory is correct.  The one on the tractor was put there by whoever assembled it and they used the wrong sticker for the engine that was put in it.


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Posted September 26, 2016 - 07:51 PM

If it was a Courage it would of blown up by now.

Edited by Cat385B, September 26, 2016 - 08:05 PM.

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Posted September 26, 2016 - 07:57 PM

That's what I thought too. Couldn't believe it still ran so good. I really can't believe I never noticed the discrepancy!

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Posted September 27, 2016 - 09:03 AM

Ya you'd have a rod through the block by now if it was a courage

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Posted September 29, 2016 - 09:00 PM

The only courage I had was on a free cub. Ate the starter and the valves were screwed up.

Rab good once I got it going again




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