Allis Chalmers 916

Allis Chalmers 916The Allis Chalmers 916 is a garden tractor model from the 900 series, manufactured from 1979 to 1985 by Allis Chalmers in Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA. It was available in a two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Allis Chalmers 916 is equipped with a 588 L (35.9 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine with 95.3 mm (3.75 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.6 mm (3.25 in) of the piston stroke, and a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Allis Chalmers 916 garden tractor features:

  • The Kohler K341 gasoline engine which produces 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual steering
  • Mechanical band brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Sleeve hitch
  • Live type front PTO
  • Live type middle PTO
  • Live type rear PTO

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Allis Chalmers 916
Tractor type Garden tractor
Production years 1979-1985
Factory Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,770 mm (69.7 in)
Width 930 mm (36.6 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base 1,280 mm (50.4 in)
Ground clearance (front axle) 200 mm (7.9 in)
Weight 313 kg (690 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)


Engine Specifications
Engine model K341
Engine type 4-stroke, L-head (side valve), single-cylinder
Displacement 588 cm3, (35.9 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 95.3 mm X 82.6 mm (3.75 in X 3.25 in)
Max. horsepower 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Cooling system Forced air
Lubricating system Splash type
Fuel system Carburetor
Starting system Electirc starter
Compression pressure
Normal: 7.7-8.4 kg/cm2 (7.6-8.3 bar, 110-120 psi) / 1,000 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance: 0.20-0.25 mm (0.0079-0.0098 in)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.43-0.48 mm (0.0169-0.0189 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system: Splash type
Oil type: API SF or SG
Recommended oil: Summer: SAE 30W
Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Ignition system
Spark plug: Champion RH10
Spark plug gap: 0.65 mm (0.0256 in)
Spark plug torque: 27 N·m (2.8 kg·m, 19.9 ft·lb)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Mechanical band
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 11.3 kmh (7.0 mph)
Reverse: 6.4 kmh (4.0 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2.8 L (0.7 US. gal, 0.6 Imp. gal.)


Front tires Lawn/turf: 16-6.50×8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23-10.50×12

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
Category Sleeve hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Front PTO type Live
Front PTO speed
Middle PTO type Live
Middle PTO speed
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO speed

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system Flywheel alternator
Charging amps 15A
Battery 12V, 45Ah


Allis Chalmers 42″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade
Cutting width 1,060 mm (42 in)
Cut height 40-70 mm (1.625-3.125 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lbs)
Allis Chalmers 48″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade
Cutting width 1,210 mm (48 in)
Total width 1,540 mm (61 in)
Cut height 40-70 mm (1.625-3.125 in)
Weight 71 kg (158 lbs)
Allis Chalmers 42″ front-mount blade
Cutting width 1,060 mm (42 in)
Height 220 mm (9 in)
Weight 33 kg (74 lbs)
Allis Chalmers 46″ front-mount blade
Cutting width 1,160 mm (46 in)
Weight 51 kg (113 lbs)
Allis Chalmers 36″ front-mount snow blower
Width 910 mm (36 in)
Clear height 480 mm (19 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lbs)
Allis Chalmers 42″ front-mount snow blower
Width 1,060 mm (42 in)
Total width 1,100 mm (43.5 in)
Clear height 480 mm (19 in)
Weight 61 kg (136 lbs)
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