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Best Place to Buy Kohler K161 Kit

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#1 rking.1688 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 27, 2017 - 06:17 AM

I am looking for a Kohler K161 rebuild kit. I am seeing a HUGE price difference between ebay and other websites. Where is the best place to buy a kit? Are the ebay kits decent, or cheap junk that will cost me my motor later in life?

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Posted October 27, 2017 - 08:17 AM

99% of the kits on ebay are chicom knock off parts that are even cheaper than the aftermarket manufactures here in the US


I can supply you with all the parts needed to rebuild either OEM kohler or decent aftermarket .

When you get the motor apart and know the size rings, piston ect, send me a PM and I'll quote you some prices

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Posted October 27, 2017 - 08:21 AM

Excellent question. I would like to know the answer to that one too. I am also suspicious of the china made parts. The Taiwan made parts that Stens used to sell seemed to be okay. I have a Case 220 that the Kohler piston has split. It happened before in the early 80s and was repaired at the dealer. Now, I'm a little suspicious of the NOS Kholer pistons too. Let us know how you make out. BTW, I've noticed that alot of the expensive kits are Chinese too. You do not necessarily get what you pay for. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted October 27, 2017 - 06:09 PM

I bought a K341 kit from this eBay seller........no problems. Here is a K161 kit



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