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SteveinOhio
This site has so much information I am glad I stumbled upon it. I posted last week regarding attaching my 36" Simplicity snowblower to my AC 914S tractor. When I purchased the snowblower it came with the dual pulley front hitch and most of the clutch cone assembly. From your responses it appeared that I needed to get a new hitch and other things (btw the tractor did not have the mid located pto clutch assembly and no mower as I goofed in typing). After checking out this site and tracing down part #s and instruction/parts manuals. I came across a service sheet that lets you uses the pto front clutch assembly on a Kohler engine. It allows you to change the plate assembly from a 1" to 1 1/8" which is what the front shaft on my engine is. Now the ?. The service sheet states that this is for a modification to an 18 HP Kohler engine. Mine is 14HP. Before I go out and try to find this and other parts does it appear to be a fix? There are parts on ebay right now and I don't want to get somethng that won't work. Thanks in Advance Steve

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I haven't paid a lot of attention to front shaft diameters, but my single cylinder Kohler 16hp 700 series A/C has a 1" shaft. Wasn't the 1.25" Kohler shaft just on the two cylinders? Someone can correct me if this is wrong... The 1" front PTO you have now may just slide on and work.

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Thanks for all the feedback on my maybe uninformed questions. I am going ahead with the plan to use the parts I have and with the help of my machinist barber and my neighbor mechanical engineer we will solve this dilemna (sp). I will keep you up to date on my progress or defeat, but I think that I now have a doable plan in my head and invention is the mother of necessity. This is a great site and I do really appreciate the feedback I have received. The motorcycle forums that I participate in are less forgiving than this one. Steve in Ohio

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