Yesterday's Tractor Co. Affordable Parts, Just in Time
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Garden Tractors Discussion Forum

Re: Kohler K341 (16hp) cylinder honing

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
t.r.k.

01-03-2014 19:32:38
71.31.64.233



Report to Moderator

I have always honed the cylinder and been pretty satisfied with the results. So far I have put new rings in 6 or seven K-series Kohlers, among several other types of engines.

That said, I understand from their service manuals that there are certain Kohler engines that Kohler does not recommend honing the cylinders when installing rings. Certain of the Command series Kohlers had what they call "hard Bore" (or some such)cylinders and they do not recommend honing them before installing new rings.

Although the manual does not say, I would guess that honing a hard cylinder liner may produce a surface that either quickly wears out the rings or that never wears to match the rings. Either way it would result in an engine that consumes excessive amounts of oil.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Farmall Bob

01-04-2014 00:24:51
72.224.81.173



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kohler K341 (16hp) cylinder honing in reply to t.r.k., 01-03-2014 19:32:38  
t.r.k., that's interesting. A harden bore could be tenths may be thousandths thick, and yes if honed just may break through that harden surface. Just to be on the safe side I would dial bore the ID of the cylinder and see what readings there are. If it were in tenths I wouldn't touch it. Bob



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Earl-IL

01-11-2014 09:16:12
50.81.209.158



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kohler K341 (16hp) cylinder honing in reply to Farmall Bob, 01-04-2014 00:24:51  
A hardened bore ??????



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
JT

01-12-2014 12:44:52
68.53.181.110



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kohler K341 (16hp) cylinder honing in reply to Earl-IL, 01-11-2014 09:16:12  
yes, it is a Cobalt? I think, I have seen Command engines with 2500 hours and no wear.In fact those cylinders have so little wear that Kohler does not show any OS pistons on a CH25 engine.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters