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jmmillerfzr is not online. Last active: 12/6/2008 7:35:07 AM jmmillerfzr
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Repowered Bobcat M-371
Posted: 11/09/2008 01:05 PM

Thought I would post some information on the repower of my Bobcat M-371. Skid came with a very tired kohler k321 16 hp single cylinder engine. After some debate on to rebuild or repower I found a 25 hp twin cylinder kohler command for a pretty good price. Overall things went very good and I got very lucky. The engine I bouht had a 1 7/16" inch shaft. The old engine was 1 1/8" so none of the old pulleys fit. I got lucky and found a Ogura electric clutch pully with a 1 7/16" id to use for the drive belt. I ended up finding a sheave at a farm and fleet and had another pulley milled to fit it and I welded it together. The engine I just bolted to the orginal mounting plate and got rid of any of the vibiration mounts. I just did a solid mount. So far it seems to be holding up nicely. I had to reroute the fuel fill and ended up using a elbow for a 1 1/4" drain line. Seems to be holding up. Other then that not to much to it. One of the Mods said they would post some pictures for me. Thanks.

Tazza is not online. Last active: 8/20/2014 3:16:03 PM Tazza
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Re: Repowered Bobcat M-371
Posted: 11/09/2008 07:04 PM
Just send the pictures to Ken or myself, we will sort it out from there.

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