Wheel Horse 417-8

Wheel Horse 417-8The Wheel Horse 417-8 is a 2WD garden tractor from the 400 series. This tractor was manufactured by Wheel Horse in South Bend, Indiana, USA from 1985 to 1986. The Wheel Horse 417-8 is equipped with a 0.7 L (42.2 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine and a belt-driven gear transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Wheel Horse 417-8 garden tractor used the Kohler KT17QS engine. It is a 0.7 L, 691 cm2, (42.2 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 79.0 mm (3.11 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Wheel Horse 417-8 is equipped with manual steering, an open operator station, and 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Wheel Horse 417-8 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount Wheel Horse 910 mm (36 in) mower deck
  • Mid-mount Wheel Horse 1,060 mm (42 in) mower deck
  • Mid-mount Wheel Horse 1,210 mm (48 in) mower deck

Wheel Horse 417-8 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelWheel Horse 417-8
Length1,650 mm (65 in)
Width960 mm (37.8 in)
Height1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Wheel base1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Weight265 kg (584 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelKohler KT17QS
Engine typeFour-stroke, air-cooled
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement0.7 L, 691 cm2, (42.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke79.0 mm X 70.0 mm (3.11 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
Transmission modelWheel Horse 110995
Transmission typeBelt-driven gear
Gears6 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph) Reverse: 4.2 kmh (2.6 mph)
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 22×7.50-12
Three-Point Hitch
CategorySleeve hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
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