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Kohler Light Plant Parts


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my son is re-doing a 1945 Kohler light plant motor. As of now it has great spark, but no compression, so he tore it sown, and found broken rings. Anyone have a source for rings/gaskets??
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Default Re: Kholer light plant parts.

Check the sponsor page for Otto Gas Engine works for piston rings.
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ok, thanks. i'll have a look
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Be aware that those Kohlers didn't have a lot of compression, even with good valves and rings so don't be surprised after the rebuild. They're only four horsepower and designed for low stress longevity.
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Yeah George, we get that, they were low compression motors. It was so low it would fire on number one but nothing else, the mag has huge spark on all cyl. He found broken rings on the pistons. As far as we know it sat in a shed for at least 20 years. Maby that was why....
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Good deal! I know your son is going to enjoy it when it's up and running. They are a very "useful" antique!
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