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Model RM-7E Riding Mower


ENGINE

 

MAKE & MODEL

Briggs & Stratton Model 170707.

TYPE

Single cylinder, air cooled, four cycle gasoline engine.

BORE

3 inches.

STROKE

2-3/8 inches.

DISPLACEMENT

16.79 cubic inches.

HORSEPOWER

7 H.P. @ 3600 R.P.M.

LUBRICATION

Gear impeller. 2.25 pint capacity. Dipstick for checking oil level.

FUEL

Regular gasoline.

FUEL TANK CAPACITY

3 quarts.

AIR CLEANER

Oil-Foam with reusable polyurethane element.

CARBURETOR ..

Flo-Jet, with idle and power mixture adjust­ment.

FUEL FILTER

Filter screen and sediment sump.

SPEED CONTROL

Mechanical governor fully enclosed, running in oil. Manual speed control permits matching engine speed to job conditions.

VALVES

Cold headed steel intake valve, austenitic steel exhaust valve with positive type rotator and brass guide. Valve seats, sintered alloy insert for intake valve and austenitic alloy insert for exhaust valve.

STARTER

12 volt electric, gear type.

GENERATOR

3 amp alternator, unregulated.

IGNITION

High tension, flywheel type magneto.

CYLINDER, PISTON

Die cast aluminum alloy cylinder, chrome plated aluminum alloy piston.

MAIN BEARINGS

2 aluminum alloy.


TRANSMISSION 

TYPE

Sliding spur gear transaxle with three forward and one reverse speed. Belt driven from en­gine.

GEARS

Carburized and hardened spur gears.

BEARINGS

Needle bearings.

LUBRICATION

1-1/4 pints SAE 90.

SPEEDS

..................

 1st.

1.4 M.P.H.

2nd

2.8 M.P.H.

3rd.

4.1 M.P.H.

Rev

2.0 M.P.H.


DIFFERENTIAL 

TYPE

Enclosed bevel gear type.

BRAKES

 

TYPE

Drum and band on transmission shaft.


CLUTCH 

TYPE

Belt tensioning.


TRACTOR 

BRAKE-CLUTCH

Single pedal, right foot control.

PARKING BRAKE

Independent control linkage.

STEERING RATIO

2.54 to 1.0

FRONT AXLE

Prevent starting engine unless transmission is in neutral and power take off is disengaged. POWER TAKE OFF

IMPLEMENT LIFT

Manual.


MOWER ATTACHMENT 

TYPE

Single bladed rotary.

WIDTH OF CUT

30 inches.

CUTTING HEIGHT

1-1/2 to 3-1/2 inches.

MOWER BRAKE

PTO actuated.

 


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DIMENSIONS

 

HEIGHT (AT STEERING WHEEL)

34-3/4 inches.

HEIGHT (AT TOP OF HOOD)

28-3/4 inches.

WIDTH

30 inches.

LENGTH

57-1/8 inches.

FRONT WHEEL TREAD

22 inches.

REAR WHEEL TREAD

23'/2 inches.

CLEARANCE, FRONT AXLE .

 8 inches.

CLEARANCE, TRANSMISSION

4-1/2 inches.

WHEEL BASE

44 inches

TURNING RADIUS

22-1/2 inches.

FRONT TIRES

11 x 4.00-5

REAR TIRES

16 x 6.50-8

WEIGHT

Unit    270 lbs

 

Mower  72 lbs

 

TOTAL 342 lbs

 

   

[Source: Homelite specifications sheet B-081. 6123 GB, exact date unknown, courtesy of Sam Ericson]

 

 

 

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