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    • gwiseman

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      On 3/17/2019 at 5:58 PM, maxwood said:

      Hello, Good to hear you got an engine . Is that a power steering  Sovereign ?  What parts  do you need ?

      I have an extra aluminum  Drive shaft adapter ,that bolts to the kohler flywheel .

      Thanks Ken in Mi

      Yes it is a power steering Sovereign @maxwood. I ordered the access panels for the blower housing; not sure I am going to mow with it much but these dudes kick up a lot of dust & debris and I want to be able to blow it out. I have an aluminum connector. I will need to pick up a grass chopper screen and blower housing for the engine I have at the machine shop. Also will need to pick up an oil drain valve.  

    • ShaunE

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      Gene I'm very happy for you!  That was a GREAT find!

      Now if you chose, you can take your time sorting through the old Command & not feel "Under the gun".

       

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    • Hello, Good to hear you got an engine . Is that a power steering  Sovereign ?  What parts  do you need ?

      I have an extra aluminum  Drive shaft adapter ,that bolts to the kohler flywheel .

      Thanks Ken in Mi

    • wwbragg

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      I haven't welded the top plates onto to sides yet.  I wanted to check for fit.  WOW ~  That is one tight fit.  I had to replace two of the cute little cap nuts on the bottom of the fan housing with standard nuts.  Then I had to remove the belt guide just to get it in (it can go back in).  The front of the oil pan is right up against the frame and the pullies are still not in alignment.  The only solution I can come up with is to shave some off of the flywheel adaptor.  But then the fan housing will press against the oil cooler.  Perhaps I can replace that arched oil cooler with an oil cooler from an air cooled VW.  Maybe I'll come up with something in my sleep.  

      Oh!  I just had an epiphany!  I would still have to shave some off of the back of the adaptor to get the pullies to line up.  But I could shave off the top outer pully and just use one belt.  That would give me more room for the fiber disk and all the spacers and special washers.  On the other hand, when the original Onan was in and the pullies lined up, there was plenty of room for the disk and spacers.  "Help me Obi-Wan.  You are my only hope."

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    • MercerRec

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      Nice motor, great price.   Good plan.

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