Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  
CHolmes

616 Hydro tractor

Recommended Posts

CHolmes
I found a 616 AC tractor the other day and not sure what to think of it. It has a vertical shaft Briggs, belt drive Hydro. It is quite small in size which is surprising. Are these "real" AC tractors? It seems a little MTDish for lack of a better word. I think the vertical shaft is what throws me. Are they a good machine or did AC have a weak moment?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AllisPhreak
I have the Allis 616 Special, and as long as you throw chains & weights on the tractor, you would be surprised what it will push. I have a 3000 sq ft driveway, and it cleaned up a single three foot snowfall last winter in just under 4 hours -- with a blower and plow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
andrewk
They have their quirks, like anything else, but they are far superior to a cheap "big box" mower. They don't have the same "bulletproof" feel that the older ones have, but like mentioned earlier, you will be surprised at what it can do. Andy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • dhoadley
  • Today's Birthdays

    No users celebrating today
  • Recent Status Updates

    • Paul M.Murphy

      Paul M.Murphy

      Hello glad I got on this site. I hope to upload a couple of photos of my Simplicity Broadmoor 
      Model 707 Tractor. I have replaced all the belts on it and installed a new ignition switch.
      Have a mower deck which was in poor shape , repaced a couple of bushings and welded the
      deck where there was some holes. The tractor and mower deck came from a friend and the 
      mower deck metal was getting pretty thin. Some new metal was put in it and we also undercoated the underside of the deck. This was done by my friend Greg Toulman.
      I have not put the mower deck on the tractor yet, waiting for Greg to come home and give me a hand. Can you please tell me if there is a manual for the mower deck and where I could get one.
      I would also like to get some moon wheel discs as well.
      I will try and down load some photos of the tractor when my wife shows me how to. 
      I really love driving this tractor and also how well it is made compare today's tractors, especially the flexible rear end and the rollers.
      Tell the next time 
      Paul
       
      · 8 replies
    • jbrooks

      jbrooks  »  Talntedmrgreen

      Josh
       
      folowing  this from a link at the downloads.  I just rescued an AC 920 with the lambodini diesel. I can' t download  yet .  Where did you find the PDF copy you posted. . I would like to figure out how to adjust the injection pump. 
      I assume it's a bosche, correct
      · 0 replies
  • Adverts

×