Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

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
Kountry Life
  
Garden Tractors Discussion Forum

KOHLER MAGNUM 20

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
RaymondK

12-02-2018 21:21:22




Report to Moderator

Ariens 914-012 (60" out front) Hydro 3425 hrs. This must be a miracle or it was rebuilt before I got it in 1998. The #1 head is on Cyl. 2 so at least top end likely. It ran perfectly until I hit a root which pushed the deck leading edge into the #3 blade which stopped it instantly. I knew what happened and dropped the blade clutch before the engine had reached 1/2 speed. The #3 blade is driven by a belt from the center (main) spindle. The main spindle is belted from a reduction idler (~ 10%) thence to the electric clutch. The engine ran perfectly back to the shop. I stopped the engine to check for damage. On restarting there was no compression. I removed the 1/2" pipe plug at the front which allowed visibility of the cam and governor gears. The cam was missing 5 consecutive teeth. I replaced the cam with a used one (actually looked new). I don't expect to ever know how such a gentle jerk could cause the gear strip. The rest of the engine looks like new; no ring leakage,no valve leakage. My question is the case sealant. The FSM lists a bunch of silicone sealants for the case halves and pan. The case assembly is very similar to a Volkswagen 40 HP air cooled. As a certified VW mechanic I rebuilt nearly 50 engines. I always used Permatex 300 aircraft sealant on the case halves and never had a sign of a leak. Is there any reason or experience why not to use the same on a Mag 20?

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
MNGB

12-03-2018 11:32:57




Report to Moderator
 Re: KOHLER MAGNUM 20 in reply to RaymondK, 12-02-2018 21:21:22  
No reason at all being an old A&P I've used locktite gasket maker and now yamabond all work good

GB in MN



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
RaymondK

12-03-2018 12:18:13




Report to Moderator
 Re: KOHLER MAGNUM 20 in reply to MNGB, 12-03-2018 11:32:57  
Thanks GB



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

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our fast shipping, low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2019 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

Website Accessibility Policy