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About Jakeshorsetuff

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  • Birthday 05/24/1971

Wheel Horse Information

  • tractors
    1968 charger 12
    1978 c81 8 speed
    1948 ford 8n
    32'' snow thrower
    36''snow thrower
    36''mower deck
    55'' snow plow
    wheel horse trailer
  • favoritemodel
    suburban

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    Norton / Ma.

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  1. Jakeshorsetuff

    Sunstrand parking brake location?

    Just to clarify you don't epoxy the strainer in the hole to the tranny, but epoxy a magnet to the other side
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    Key Way Fix

    Reposted pics
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    Still no spark

    I have seen people wire hour meters and amp meters to coils and that draws to much power from the coil and the engine won't start. when you said you get a little tingle holding the spark plug wire you may be getting weak spark because I get a jolt when I hold mine.
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    Carb Help Needed

    I have a Kohler that when is cold you have to choke about 1/2 way and fires up with one crank, when its hot you don't have to choke at all. Over the years of working on small engines the ethanol content just eats away the insides of carbs of all brands and they start flooding the engine and won't start, that being said I shut the gas off to all my tractors gravity or pump fed and I don't have to choke when warm.
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    Key Way Fix

    My key ways were all cracked so I welded a #15 key in there and slotted one in at a 90 from the old one.
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    Sunstrand parking brake location?

    I had a charger 12 transmission strainer get ground up in the gears a while back but could never find one to replace it. Now I am doing a full rebuild on the tranny and found a strainer but don't know to epoxy the strainer in or not? LMK what your thoughts are.
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    Seat set up for charger 12

    Thanks 953nut
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    Seat set up for charger 12

    Hi everyone, I am getting my tractor ready for this snow season and my seat was all torn up so I am going to replace it. The previous owner before me had a weird set up for the seat and l know that configuration was not right for a charger 12, so can any one tell me if the seat is supposed to have springs or just mounted to the fender. I will up load so pictures and the model is a 1968 charger 12. Thanks
  9. Jakeshorsetuff

    Hole in block where breather compartment is

    Your right there like old Harleys they leak and you can't stop them from leaking.THANKS A LOT
  10. Jakeshorsetuff

    What can the older generations take on?

    In 68 wheel horse welded those reinforced plates on the charger 12 frame.Never new what they were for.Now I know what they are for.
  11. Jakeshorsetuff

    Hole in block where breather compartment is

    When the piston is at TDC you can put oil in the valve spring compartment and the oil goes down to the oil pan, when the piston is at BDC you can put oil in it but the oil seems to stay in the hole.So if the oil does not seep through I should just run it hard to where the piston skirt down. WHX14 do you think the breather gasket can seal out no mater how much oil is in the valve spring compartment.For the first 5 hours I used it to clear a 1200 foot driveway of 18'' of snow with a snow thrower .
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    Hole in block where breather compartment is

    Here"s the history. Its a 1968, I rebuilt it because the piston would move around In the cylinder bore and it would back fire.It has OEM piston rings .030 oversized piston, new bearings, new seals, new OEM camshaft, new valve guides, new valves, new OEM tappets, new OEM valve springs, new OEM head,. new 010 undersized connecting rod, and all new gaskets.Before I rebuilt it the breather gasket leaked real bad but I thought it just needed a new gasket.I did not care when it leaked oil before I rebuilt it because it was the wrong color paint now it is all painted red and all original parts.It has 5 hours on it since I rebuilt it.I've changed the oil once.No signs of white sludge in oil pan though. There has been a ton of moisture on the engine it is stored in a garage that is not climate controlled.
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    Hole in block where breather compartment is

    The breather cover was all rusty and when the piston goes down the hole for the oil to drain back in the pan is blocked. Maybe when I shut the engine off the piston blocks the hole and theres no where for the oil to go.Except out the breather cover.
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    Hole in block where breather compartment is

  15. Jakeshorsetuff

    Hole in block where breather compartment is

    Hi everyone,on my k301 there was a lot of oil coming out of the bottom of the breather cover so, I decided to take it off and there was some oil around the tappets.I'm not to worried about the oil but there is a hole on the left side of the block where the governor is not sure if this is where the oil is coming from?
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