Wheel Horse C-81

Wheel Horse C-81The Wheel Horse C-81 is a 2WD garden tractor from the C series. This tractor was manufactured by Wheel Horse in South Bend, Indiana, USA from 1978 to 1979. The Wheel Horse C81 is equipped with a 0.0 L (0.0 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and a belt-driven gear type transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Wheel Horse C-81 garden tractor used the Kohler K181S engine. It is a 0.3 L, 304 cm2, (18.6 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 75.0 mm (2.95 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Wheel Horse C-81 is equipped with manual steering, open operator station, and 11.5 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Wheel Horse C-81 garden tractor:

  • Wheel Horse 910 mm (36 in) mower deck with 3-blades
  • Front-mpunt Wheel Horse 1,060 mm (42 in) blade
  • Front-mpunt Wheel Horse 1,060 mm (42 in) snow blower

Wheel Horse C-81 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Wheel Horse C81
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 245 kg (540 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 11.5 liters (3.0 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler K181S
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.3 L, 304 cm2, (18.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 75.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.95 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.2 L (1.3 US. qt, 1.1 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission 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 (2.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.9 L (0.5 US. gal, 0.4 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×8.50-12
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy Sleeve hitch (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Middle PTO type Independent with mechanical clutch
Middle PTO speed