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:woohoo:                    :WRS:                         It is always amazing how durable these old horses are.             :handgestures-thumbupright:

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dells68

Park one of these machines from Home-Cheapo for a few years and go back and see what you'd have - nothing!!!!!!  That's why they don't make wheel horses anymore-they made machines that lasted and weren't designed to be replaced every 5 years!!! 

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Wishin4a416

Thats good news. They do have a sound of there own.

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ClassicTractorProfessor

Great news my 1277 sat in the weeds and leaves covering it for several years...winched it on the trailer got home put a hot battery and fresh gas to her and drove her off the trailer. Can't beat an old Kohler for durability. The C160 has always been one of my dream tractors...I've got a tractor bought soon as I can get my ducks in a row to go get it...the old man that found it for me originally bought it new in the 70s but he can't remember what model it is, secretly hoping inside that it's my dream C160 I've been looking for :). Good luck with your new tractor but beware, these horses tend to get lonely and somehow multiply 

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Wheel-N-It

That's some serious good Wheel Horse fortune!  I hope you stay active on Res Square. We need some more members from the Lone Star State.

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Hacksawhero123

By chance I did run across what I think was a c161 8spd buried inside the building at a local shop. Shop owners machine. The kid said he drove it in about ten years ago and hasn't moved since. Most likely for sale. It's in Baytown Texas. 

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Retierd Wrencher

:WRS:     Mark looks like good worker for you. Get it running and enjoy it. At least it is sun backed not rusted like up here.

Edited by T1257 RETIRED WRENCHER.

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AMC RULES

                :greetings-clapyellow:          :text-woo:

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pfrederi

I know a lot of people like the sound of the 16 singles at a low idle...BUT..  these are splash lubricated and Kohler recommend the idle be set at 1200 rpm which is a lot faster than you think.  Cars of that era idled at 500+/-

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