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jstertz

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That is a clean 1812! Did you restore that one too? Please post some pics of your 100 restore!!!
 

psnider

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That is a clean 1812! Did you restore that one too? Please post some pics of your 100 restore!!!
I wish I could take credit for the restoration on this but alas, I can't. An older gentleman in Rabbit Town, Alabama did the work. He did a great job. I've attached some images of the original I'm going to restore. Needless to say, I have my work cut out for me.
 

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fcurrier

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You've started! Kohler makes a manual that will lead you through a rebuild step by step. Even if you just plan to do this once, tools such as ring compressors are relatively cheap to buy. There's literally hundreds (maybe thousands) of combined experience on this site. Hoping you keep us posted on your progress - the "O" is a great place to start! Good luck! :)
 

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Don't forget to recondition the cylinder after boring. If not when running, all the crankcase oil will be sucked past piston rings and burn in compression stroke. After a time of running the engine will lock up. Don't depend on machine shop saying it was done! Like another guy posted a few days ago, don't ask me how I know this.
 

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Any idea what the serial number is on that Original?
 

psnider

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Just acquired this deck for my original I'm restoring from a fellow Cub Cadet fan in Georgia. Looks to be in really good shape. Virtually no rust.

original deck.jpg
 

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