Wheel Horse 257H

Wheel Horse 257-HThe Wheel Horse 257-H is a 2WD lawn tractor from the 250 series. This tractor was manufactured by Wheel Horse (a part of Toro) in South Bend, Indiana, USA from 1988 to 1989. The Wheel Horse 257-H is equipped with a 0.5 L (32.6 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Wheel Horse 257-H lawn tractor used the Kawasaki FC540V engine. It is a 0.5 L, 534 cm2, (32.6 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 89.0 mm (3.5 in) of the cylinder bore and 86.0 mm (3.39 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) of output power.

The Wheel Horse 257-H is equipped with manual steering, open operator station and 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Wheel Horse 257-H lawn tractor:

  • Mid-mount Wheel Horse 37 in (930 mm) mower deck with 2-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount Wheel Horse 42 in (1,060 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Front-mount Wheel Horse 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Wheel Horse 37 in (930 mm) snow blower

Wheel Horse 257-H Specifications

General Specifications
Model Wheel Horse 257-H
Length 1,820 mm (71.7 in)
Width 900 mm (35.4 in)
Height
Wheel base 1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Weight
Fuel tank capacity 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FC540V
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 534 cm2, (32.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 89.0 mm X 86.0 mm (3.5 in X 3.39 in)
Horsepower 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.6 L (1.7 US. qt, 1.4 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug NGK BPR5ES
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model Eaton 7
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 7.6 kmh (4.7 mph) Reverse: 5.5 (3.4 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 0.7 L (0.2 US. gal, 0.2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 22×9.00-12
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Middle PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Middle PTO speed