Wheel Horse C-160

Wheel Horse C-160The Wheel Horse C-160 is a garden tractor model from the C series, manufactured from 1974 to 1977 by Wheel Horse in South Bend, Indiana, USA. It was available in a two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Wheel Horse C-160 is equipped with one of two engines: the Tecumseh HH160 single-cylinder gasoline engine, or Kohler K341AS single-cylinder gasoline engine, and one of two transmissions: a belt-driven gear type transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears or a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Wheel Horse C-160 garden tractor features:

  • The Tecumseh HH160 gasoline engine which produces 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower or the Kohler K341AS gasoline engine with 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.
  • Manual steering
  • Open operator station

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Wheel Horse C-160
Tractor type Garden tractor
Production years 1974-1977
Factory South Bend, Indiana, USA
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,650 mm (65 in)
Width 910 mm (35.8 in)
Height 1,040 mm (40.9 in)
Wheel base 1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Weight Gear: 272 kg (600 lbs)
Hydro: 290 kg (639 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)

Engine

Engine
Engine model Tecumseh HH160
Engine type 4-stroke, OVH, single-cylinder
Displacement 453 cm3, (27.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 88.9 mm X 69.8 mm (3.50 in X 3.75 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
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance: 0.127 mm (0.005 in)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.254 mm (0.010 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system: Splash type
Oil type: API SF or SE
Recommended oil: Summer: 30 or 10W-30
Winter: 5W-30, 10W
Oil capacity: 1.9 L (2 US. qt, 1.7 Imp. qt.)
Ignition system
Spark plug: Champion L-82C, L-85
Spark plug gap: 0.7-0.8 mm (0.0276-0.0315 in)
Engine
Engine model Kohler 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
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.5 US. qt, 1.2 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)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission
Transmission manufacturer or model Wheel Horse
Transmission type Belt-driven gear type
Gears 6 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph)
Reverse: 4.2 kmh (2.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.9 L (0.5 US. gal, 0.4 Imp. gal.)
Transmission № 2
Transmission manufacturer or model Sundstrand
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 10.0 kmh (6.2 mph)
Reverse: 5.0 kmh (3.1 mph)

Tires

Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×8.50-12

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system
Charging amps
Battery 12V

Attachments

Wheel Horse 36″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade
Cutting width 910 mm (36 in)
Wheel Horse 42″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade
Cutting width 1,060 mm (42 in)
Wheel Horse 48″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade
Width 1,210 mm (48 in)
Wheel Horse 42″ blade
Width 1,060 mm (42 in)
Wheel Horse 42″ snow blower
Width 1,060 mm (42 in)

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