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Today I got my first Round Fender! It's a 1964 - a 5XXX serial number, and I am so excited. I've had a few 318's throughout the years, but always lusted after a round fender. The guy there mentioned this website so I wanted to come check it out and say hello! It doesn't run - but the engine is free. I felt it was a very good price for the tractor - and it's not in the worst of shape. I've got the key - so my initial plan here is to just check the oil level, put a battery on it - new fuel lines - check the inside of the metal tank - and see what it does. He said it "may" run but he wasn't sure as it was a friend of his!













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Very nice. I’m a newbie here myself. Looks like the engine has been replaced so that’s hopefully a good sign that the engine is good. I’d pull the carb and give it a good cleaning. Check the fuel tank for debris. New filter or sediment bowl, new fuel line, new battery and give it a whirl! Good luck

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Welcome!!
You're at the right place for info. Folks here have a ton of knowledge and are very helpful.

I have a '67 112 in process of brightening it up.
 
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Very nice. I’m a newbie here myself. Looks like the engine has been replaced so that’s hopefully a good sign that the engine is good. I’d pull the carb and give it a good cleaning. Check the fuel tank for debris. New filter or sediment bowl, new fuel line, new battery and give it a whirl! Good luck

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What makes you think the engine has been replaced?
 

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Original engines were green. Kohler replacement engines were black. You can go to Kohler’s website and punch in the serial number to see what year the engine is. I’d recommend pulling off the tins to evict any unwanted tenants and or the furniture they left behind.
 

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Original engines were green. Kohler replacement engines were black. You can go to Kohler’s website and punch in the serial number to see what year the engine is. I’d recommend pulling off the tins to evict any unwanted tenants and or the furniture they left behind.

Ahhh! it is green! 😀 Someone just painted that flywheel thing black....







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And that logo!
 

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I wasn’t so much talking about the tin, that would be transferred from the original motor to the new long block. The block itself looked to me to be black. Could just be the layer of oil/dirt. If the block isn’t green, then it’s been replaced. Or at least, taken out for some reason and painted black.
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I wasn’t so much talking about the tin, that would be transferred from the original motor to the new long block. The block itself looked to me to be black. Could just be the layer of oil/dirt. If the block isn’t green, then it’s been replaced. Or at least, taken out for some reason and painted black.
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Can you help a new guy out - what part should/should not be green? Do you have a picture?! That way I can go check!
 

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Everything should be green except for the carb and the head.
 

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As a small update - used some jumper cables from my 318 to try and see if the 110 had some life. It didn't. I measured 12v at the starter solenoid - but the solenoid isn't clicking. I pumped the solenoid, and the starter motor did have some life. I let it go for like 1-2 seconds before shutting it off. I'll order a new solenoid - and we'll trace it further down and see what we get.
 

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Nice find! The engine block has definately been replaced at some point, All 1964's had a screw in dipstick from the factory. In 1965 they started using push in dipsticks.
 

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Welcome to the family! There's plenty of friendly people here with a whole brain of garden tractor knowledge willing to share.........and maybe give you some friendly smartalec remarks from time to time. A service/repair manual will be your best friend for this project.

Congratulations on the buy. I looks like a pretty decent tractor. A round fender has been on my list to buy also and found a non running 67 last fall. The typical stuff has been mentioned, battery, gas, carb, points, spark plug. I can't stress enought to clean the tank VERY WEll. I used apple vinegar and put some nuts and bolts(make to count them) in the tank and strapped it to a bigger tractor rim. I didn't do the greatest job originally cleaning the tank and made extra work for myself. The smallest piece of rust can block the carb. Also don't be afraid of an aftermarket carb. It's great to try to rebuild one, but sometimes they're too far gone. The carb I bought was tuned and just needed to be bolted in. Good luck and remember just have fun with it. It's your tractor so it's your choice on what you want to do with it.

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