1948 Kohler Engine

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Photo By Jim Herber
A Gravely Kohler engine removed from a scrapped Gravely garden tractor.

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

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