Here is a link that might be useful: I just bought a old Troy bilt, I believe it is a horse. I came to that conclusion by looking at the part number for the handle mount. No multi-viscosity oils at all. The old part catalog says the part number is 1007-1. I've been strongly considering switching to a synthetic because I want to use this tiller for the long haul and think synthetic would do it. Loosen the bolts with a ratcheting wrench, remove the old tines and bolt the new tines into place.
Replace the tine holders when they show signs of wear. Points and condenser fresh gas and it runs. They are well made and reliable machines. The comment above about the Kohler engines is spot on. The 1992 model has different part numbers all together, seems the part number scheme changed with the 25th anniversary model. If you can help me identify the year of manufacture and model number, that would be great.
I have it in a clean container. Any further damage that occurs if the repairs you perform are unsuccessful will also not be covered. Replace the oil plug and handle bar. I took the tines apart from the transmission snd tried to make the lever move but it is stuck. Taxes, applicable fees, setup and delivery not included. You shouldn't have any problem geting the Kohler book, but be darn sure you get the parts manual for the exact spec number of your engine. I got a horse with a pto problem , it won't disengage ,the lever doesn't go all the way over.
I wanted to get it running before I changed the oil and check the other fluids the gear oil is low now I have this gl 5 sulfer thing to worry about, is synthetic oil sulfer free thus safe for the brass bushings? Engine Disclaimer: The engine horsepower information is provided by the engine manufacturer to be used for comparison purposes only. Anybody have any tips on removing the wheels? Check gas cap to see if gasket good if not replace. Find out if the repair required on your Troy-Bilt tiller will be covered. Key indicator is two matching drive belts. It also has a flat tire, I bought a new tire to replace it but I am having a great deal of trouble getting the wheel off.
I was told it was purchased in the sixties. Is this a common occurrence on these older models? I have an older horse, mine and all others I have seen have a solid axle. Can anyone help me find what model it is. Rear-tine tillers are ideal for creating new, large gardens up to 10,000 square feet in size. Every place I contact they say it is no longer available. Then I should be ready to test it out. How long have you had Royal Purple in your Troy? You may be able to order a new one.
Models and pricing may vary by location. That should adjust the belt tension so you dont have to till with one hand while holding down the direction lever. My favorite is Aero Kroil but it is hard to find at retail stores - you need to search online to find it. You will be able to check out via PayPal. What kind of damage should I look for to see if any was done? I checked the owners manual and suggested that the lever might be out of adjustment.
Key indicator is it has tines disengage lever on left hand side of transmission Key indicator is it will shut off when leaving go of handle bars. This engine Honda knockoff from china mind purchase in December 2008 no problem going use it today. Keep all of the service tasks up to date. I need to fix it to run better. Front-tine tillers are better for maintaining gardens that are less than 5,000 square feet.
I'm using Royal Purple Max-Gear 85W-140 in mine and it doesn't use sulfer based additives. It appears that the Poyal Purple may be sulfur free? I acquired an older troy bilt horse. I think mtd owns them now. It is in great shape, works well with one problem. For the past ten years it has been parked under my deck in the weather. If you attempt to complete a major repair during the warranty period, your efforts may void the remainder of the warranty. Although the link is ''.
It is in great shape, works well with one problem. . This machine has a clinton engine. Good Luck Ralph Well, I got to spend some time on the tiller today dismantling and found out that the tines were wobbling because all the bolts holding the housing cover on were loose. Keep your troy bilt out dew dry shed is place to store it has a lot cast iron that stick parts together.
So looks like all I need is a wheel, axle seals, tine seals, tranny cover gasket, tiller housing gasket, and rear bearing gasket. Want to put it to use! I thought the factory gear oil spec. I found some standard oil which is non-corrosive, though it contains Olefin Sulfide. If i were you i would look into the tine wobble the bearings are easy to replace and might save the shaft and axle? Pricing Disclaimer: Posted price is manufacturer's suggested retail price. I'd clean out float bowl in case water in there. They are indestructible and run like clocks with a few misses here and there.