Snapper 1650

Snapper 1650The Snapper 1650 is a garden tractor model manufactured from 1979 to 1984 by Snapper in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. It was available in a two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Snapper 1650 is equipped with a 588 cc (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 hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse (2-range) gears.

The Snapper 1650 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
  • Disc brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Category 0 (optional) with 294 kg (648 lbs) of maximum lift capacity
  • Independent (optional) front PTO with 2,000 rpm
  • Independent rear PTO

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Snapper 1650
Tractor type Garden tractor
Production years 1979-1984
Factory Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,790 mm (70.5 in)
Width 1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Wheel base 1,190 mm (46.9 in)
Weight 1650: 390 kg (860 lbs)
1650A: 430 kg (948 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 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 Disc
Transmission manufacturer or model Eaton
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse (2-range)
Speed Forward: 17.7 kmh (11.0 mph)
Reverse: 12.9 kmh (8.0 mph)


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

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
Category 0 (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 294 kg (648 lbs)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed
Rear PTO type Independent (optional)
Rear PTO speed 2,000 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system
Charging amps
Battery 12V


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