troy bilt horse mfg date

Bill1970January 22, 2013

I got ahold of my dad's old troy bilt horse, and I'm trying to find out the year, as he can't remember what year he bought it. All of the original paperwork went up in a house fire. He thinks maybe 1981 or 82. It is a PTO horse with the 7hp kohler. The serial number is 677955. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank-you

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bill_kapaun

You can date the engine from the serial number.
Either go to the Kohler website and download the service manual, or post the serial number here and we can look it up.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 8:40PM
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slowpoke_gardener

I did some checking on mine and was told that the tiller was made in march 81 and the engine was made in Nov. or DEC. of 80. I was also told that the PTO was not used before 1982. I dont remember the numbers and I dont know if the info is correct. My tiller has a 7 hp Tecumseh engine.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 10:02PM
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Bill1970

If I can find a mfg date, and whether it's a horse I,II,or III, I can try and cross reference some part numbers. I need to get some new seals.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2013 at 9:09PM
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ccecilm(6)

SN 677955 indicates it was built between January 1983 and July 1983.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 6:13AM
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Bill1970

thank-you everybody for the information. Now that I know the year, I can find some needed parts.

    Bookmark   January 31, 2013 at 3:53PM
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nfk631570

Hi. Have 2 Horse(I think) tillers'
#20691 &34054
Trying to find out what years they are.
Can anybody help?

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 11:04AM
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hippy

#20691 = Jan 1971 started with serial #16108 and July 1971 started with #21840. 7,589 units were built during that period.

#34054 = Apr 1972 started serial #32140 and Jul 1972 started at serial #38000. Over 13K units made during this period.

Bar tread and cast iron hubs optional before #31040. 7âÂÂcast spoke wheel changed to 8â steel rims #31456.

Prior to 1976 the reverse disc was held on with 3 Allen head screws.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 7:15PM
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nfk631570

Thank you so much hippy
That was the most complete info I could have asked for
Wish I had your reference material
Thanks again

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 9:47PM
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nfk631570

By the way hippy
Are they both Horse models
or Horse 1 or 11
Not really sure
Thanks again

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 10:09PM
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hippy

Horse I's

Horse 2 began production around March 1978 with the 6 HP model at serial #314151 and ran to #639999. 7 HP began at #315296 and ran to 639999.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2014 at 11:43AM
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nfk631570

Thank you once again.
I really appreciate your info.
It answered many questions.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2014 at 1:00PM
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