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Model T-8 Tractor

 


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TRACTOR

 

BRAKE-CLUTCH

Single pedal, right foot control.

BRAKE, PARKING

Independent control linkage

STEERING RATIO

2.96 to 1.0

FRONT AXLE

High center clearance with attaching points for front and center mounted attachments.

SAFETY INTERLOCKS

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

POWER TAKE OFF

From engine crankshaft over two belt tension­ing idler pulleys for front or center mounted attachments or from left side of transmission input shaft through belt tightener clutch.

IMPLEMENT LIFT

Manual.


DIMENSIONS

 

HEIGHT (AT STEERING WHEEL)

34 inches.

HEIGHT (TOP OF HOOD)

31 inches.

WIDTH

31-1/2 inches.

LENGTH

56 inches.

FRONT WHEEL TREAD

25-1/2inches.

REAR WHEEL TREAD

22-1/2 inches.

CLEARANCE, FRONT AXLE

9-1/2 inches.

CLEARANCE, TRANSMISSION

3-3/4 inches.

WHEEL BASE

39-3/4 inches.

TURNING RADIUS

23 inches.

FRONT TIRES

5.30/4.50-6.

REAR TIRES

18 x 9.50-8.

WEIGHT

320 lbs.


ENGINE

MAKE & MODEL

Briggs & Stratton Model 191707.

TYPE

Single cylinder, air cooled, four cycle gaso­line engine.

BORE

3 inches.

STROKE

2-3/4 inches.

DISPLACEMENT

19.44 cubic inches.

HORSEPOWER

8 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 adjust­ments.

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 transaxte with three forward and one reverse speed. Belt driven from en­gine.

GEARS

Carburized and hardened spur gears.

BEARINGS

 Needle bearings.

LUBRICATION

 1 quart SAE 90.

SPEEDS

 1st

.9 M.P.H.
 

 2nd

2.5 M.P.H
3rd 3.8 M.P.H.
Rev 3.8 M.P.H.


DIFFERENTIAL
 

TYPE

Spur gear with four planet pinions spring loaded for limited drag.

 

BRAKES

TYPE

 Drum and band on transmission shaft

 

   

 

[Source: Homelite specifications sheet B-046 6123 GB, exact date unknown, courtesy of Sam Ericson]

 

 

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