1948 Kohler Engine

Engines A to Z: Kohler engine manufactured by Kohler Co.


A Gravely Kohler engine removed from a scrapped Gravely garden tractor.

Photo By Jim Herber

Content Tools

Company: Kohler Co., Kohler, Wis.
Year: 1948
Serial number: 134621
Model: EA
RPM: 1000
Bore: 2-inch
Stroke: 3-inch
Displacement: 37.7 ci
Weight: 550 pounds
Cooling: Honeycomb radiator; thermosyphon
Ignition: Bosch magneto
Generator: 1500 watts, 110 volts DC
Additional info: This is a 4-cylinder that has only two main bearings on the crankshaft. It uses a pushrod oil pump to circulate oil to main and cam bearings and rocker arms. All excess oil flows to the upper oil pan for splash lubrication to connecting rods and wrist pins.

Owner: Jim Herber

We are currently accepting submissions for engine names starting with the letters M-S. If you'd like to see your engine in A-Z, please send a photo and complete engine info to Gas Engine Magazine, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609 or submit your engine by email at bbeavers@gasenginemagazine.com.