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C-162 Wheelhorse? I'd love to get.. but not comfortable with engine work!!

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gwest_ca

It is a 1974 C-160 8-Speed model 1-0385.

 

Garry

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Shawn Harrington

Garry,

 

This is the best forum hands down..  is the listing incorrect on the engine?  is it a kohler ? 

 

Thanks,

Shawn

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gwest_ca

This will help

http://www.wheelhorseforum.com/files/file/3494-tractor-1974-c-160-8-speed-details-attachmentspdf/

 

You can also search the Manuals library here at RS for 1-0385

 

Early on this engine was named an HH-160 but shortly after they changed it to OH-160 to distinguish between the flat head engines and the overhead valve engines.

 

Garry

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Shawn Harrington

Thanks Garry!  I'll check it out.

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rmaynard

I remember back in 2011 there was a thread on the C-162. TT provided "evidence" of it's existence in the form of a list. However, he later theorized that the mistake was made when someone said something like "that's a C-160 too ", thereby being misinterpreted as C-162. There have been no pictures of an actual decal (from Wheel Horse, not vinylguy) that shows the designation C-162 as far as I know.

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Wishin4a416

Man if that was close to me, Id buy it just for the tractor and the deck. Then throw a Briggs or Kohler on it. The deck looks clean. Deck alone would fetch 250 in my area. Nice looking machine.

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KC9KAS

I am looking at a printed list I have and the 1-0385 is listed as a C-162.

I don't remember where I got the list from, but it was a Wheel Horse based forum.

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gwest_ca

Found the C-162 in this list

 

I am convinced that Toro used this product service bulletin to identify the products because there are mistakes and typos in it that they carried over. The 1969 and 1970 tractors are mixed together and this is where they made the mistaken model year for the 1-6041 Raider 10.

http://www.wheelhorseforum.com/files/file/134-wh61-90-301e-engine-cross-reference-1955-thru-1984pdf/

 

Garry

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JackC

Wasn't there a time when Wheel Horse was having problems sourcing Kohler engines due to a strike or something like that so they temporarily switched to the Tecumseh engines?

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