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86 repower K-321

Postby Scotty911 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:53 pm

Will a K-321 fit in my 86 without changing frame rails?

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Re: 86 repower K-321

Postby BigBill » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:50 pm

Refresh my menmory what hp? Geared starter or s/g? AS or AQS?

The geared starter has a larger flywheel and flywheel housing for a wide frame. I’m not sure, I don’t remember if the sheet metal from a As fits the aqs. But the crankbearing with plate would have to be used from a 10/12 narrow frame. Or it might be possible to knotch her out the narrow frame and put two wings were the larger flywheel is. :hattip:
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Re: 86 repower K-321

Postby T-Mo » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:56 am

K-321 is a 14 hp single cylinder Kohler engine. Most would probably have the geared starter on the 14 hp units. The 86 came with a 8 hp K-181 Kohler, if I remember correctly, but the 86 was a wide frame tractor, so it should fit. Someone with a better memory may correct me if I'm wrong.

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Re: 86 repower K-321

Postby gitractorman » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:40 pm

Yes, it will fit, no problem! The cc 149 and 1450 tractors ran that engine and the frames are the same as the 86.
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