Power King 1214

Power King 1214The Power King 1214 is a garden tractor model from the 1200 series, manufactured from 1988 to 1993 by Power King (a part of Engineering Products Company) in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Power King 1214 is equipped with a 512 cc (31.2 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine with 88.9 mm (3.5 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.6 mm (3.25 in) of the piston stroke, and a shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse (2-range) gears.

The Power King 1214 garden tractor features:

  • The Kohler Magnum M14 gasoline engine which produces 14.3 PS (10.5 kW; 14.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual steering
  • Disc brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Sleeve hitch (optional)
  • Independent front PTO with electro-magnetic clutch
  • Independent (optional) rear PTO with 2000 rpm
  • 18.9 liters (5.0 US gal.; 4.2 Imp. gal) fuel tank
  • Lawn/turf 16×6.50-8 front tires and 23×10.50-12 rear tires

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelPower King 1214
Tractor typeGarden tractor
Production years1988-1993
FactoryBeaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA
Dimensions and weight
Length1,720 mm (67.7 in)
Width1,040 mm (40.9 in)
Height (steering wheel)1,060 mm (41.7 in)
Wheel base210 mm (8.3 in)
Ground clearance1,210 mm (47.6 in)
Weight309 kg (681 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity18.9 liters (5 US gal.; 4.2 Imp. gal)


Engine modelKohler Magnum M14
Engine type4-stroke, L-head, single-cylinder
Displacement512 cm3, (31.27 cu·in)
Max. horsepower14.3 PS (10.5 KW; 14.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque
Cooling systemForced air
Air cleanerHigh-density paper
Lubricating systemSplash type
Ignition systemElectronic magneto ignition system
Fuel systemSide-draft carburetor with adjustable jet
Fuel usedUnleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)
Starting systemRecoil or electric starter
GovernorCentrifugal governor
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Dry weight58.5 kg (129.0 lbs)
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
Oil type:API SF or SG
Recommended oil:Summer: SAE 30 Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Oil capacity:1.9 L (2.00 US. qt, 1.67 Imp. qt.)
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)
Ignition coil air gap0.30-0.40 mm (0.012-0.016 in)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
BrakesDisc brakes
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeShaft-driven hydrostatic
GearsInfinite forward and reverse (2-range)
Speed Forward: 12.1 kmh (7.5 mph)
Reverse: 6.9 kmh (4.3 mph)


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

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
CategorySleeve hitch (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Front PTO typeIndependent with electro-magnetic clutch
Front PTO speed
Rear PTO typeIndependent (optional)
Rear PTO speed2000 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging system
Charging amps15A
Battery12V, 45Ah


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Cutting width1,060 mm (42.0 in)
Cut height30-110 mm (1.5-4.5 in)
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Cutting width1,210 mm (48.0 in)
Cut height30-110 mm (1.5-4.5 in)
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Cutting width1,210 mm (48.0 in)
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Cutting width1,370 mm (54.0 in)
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Cleaning width1,190 mm (47.0 in)
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