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Hi folks, new member here on the forum. Ive had a few old wheelhorse over the years that have come and gone. I'm 47 years old, child of the 80s, but have always had an appreciation of older stuff. Parents always had antique/junk shop when i was growing up.
Anyway, picked this up locally a couple days ago. Im aware that a few pieces parts are missing, and perhaps some parts are not original to the tractor. And even maybe some homemade parts(belt guard), the steering linkage certainly looks "engineered" outta pieces parts, but its fuctional. Any info would be greatly appreciated. The rear tranny where the wheels connect to the shafts dont look like pictures ive run across so far, so thats a mystery to me as well.
The only real concern i have, is that the engine does smoke abit....it seems to run great, easy to start, idles nice....just does scare a few of the mosqiutoes away. Tranny shifts well and is quite, small leak outta one of the axle seals.
I paid 550$ for the tractor, i have really no idea if that was a good, bad, or fair price to pay. Someone did seem to put alot of effort into fixin it up, so thats what attracted me to it in the first place.
Gonna try and post a number of pics so you all can have a look. Any insight or opinions are appreciated, thanks, mike
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Includes PSB #023 #052 #058 #060 #080
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Engines used according to Toro
Electric start kit model EC-35 for Clinton engine - Listed for 1958 and 1959
Electric start kit model EK-35 for Kohler engine - Listed for 1958 and 1959
6-12 tire chains model TC-12 - Listed for 1958 and 1959
Seat cushion Foam rubber with imitation leather cover model FC-24 - Listed for 1958 and 1959
Transmission drive belt 1567 - (4L x 29" or 1/2" x 29")
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1958 model RJ-58
1958 serial numbers that have shown up for the RJ-58
Early models used Kohler K90T-27107D equipped with a Schnacke recoil unit with a backup rope starter contained under the recoil assembly and an oil bath air filter.
03501 - Located in UK
03796 - Kohler K90T-27107D with serial 364044 equipped with a Schnacke recoil unit with a backup rope starter contained under the recoil assembly and an oil bath air filter.
06528 - May be 16528
07649 - Transmission J12-8 October 12, 1958
09337 - Hard to read
11628 - # 3521 spline gear with 10 splines changed to 11 splines in 5003 and 5010 transmissions at serial # 11628 PSB #023
16528 - May be 06528
18500 and lower
Late 1958 units came with a Kohler K-91T-31307A equipped with a Schnacke recoil unit with a backup rope starter contained under the recoil assembly and an oil bath air filter.
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1959 model RJ-59
1959 serial numbers that have shown up for the RJ-59
Early 1959 units came with a Kohler K-91T-31307A equipped with a Schnacke recoil unit with a backup rope starter contained under the recoil assembly and an oil bath air filter.
18501 and up - Possible 1100 units built
20078 - Located in UK
Late model RJ-59 tractors with a Kohler would have a K-91T-31388A with the Fairbanks recoil starter and paper air filter element. The 31388A was also used on the 1960 Suburban 400.
Nice RJ looks like someone started restoring it and gave up Half way I am asking $750 obo I do have an extra deck that goes with it for Any questions texting is best I may be willing to trade for a suburban
I am also looking for an oil bath for K91 Showerhead muffler And a nice set of hubcaps for an RJ And a wheel horse trailer If you have any of those things I'd be willing to trade or work something out let me know thanks
All three come with mowing decks and good running k91 motors they probably need a good carburetor cleaning am asking $1950 Price is firm and for any questions please just text me anytime and please don't ask for 1000 pictures your best bet is just to come and check them out I don't really want to separate them Rather keep them together but I guess if The price is right and you can take one