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  1. Bolens Tractor Forum
    Hi all! I have been restoring a kohler k482 for my bolens 1886. Since I have´nt made the disassembly myself I have some questions. In the Engine block there is a threaded hole pointing towards the inner bearing of the camshaft. What is supposed to be mounted there. Is it some kind of...
  2. Bolens Tractor Forum
    I took apart the part of the k482 when is stopped running but I just got in a new coil and condenser that I hope will fix the problem. The problem is that I let this go since the summer so I can't recall where exactly the condenser gets mounted and where the wire attaches. I assume the wire...
  3. Bolens Tractor Forum
    Has anyone adjusted the oil pressure on one of the large Kohler flat twins? (K482, 532, 582, ETC.? I have a repair manual, but it doesn't provided much detail... Regards, Smitty
  4. Bolens Tractor Forum
    Working on the Bolens 1886 I bought, I finally got idle mixture needle drilled out and replaced in the carb and the engine running. I noticed when I hooked up the battery cable there was a spark between cable and batter post--even with the key off. Well, I found out where the problem...
  5. Mechanical & Hydraulics Forum
    I'm finally getting the carburetor back together for the Kohler K482 in my Bolens 1886. I have a service manual for the engine. On the A277061 carburetor, it says to adjust the float to 11/64" +/- 1/32". This is approx. 3/16"--That seems to be awfully small... Right now the float with the old...
  6. Bolens Tractor Forum
    I just bought a Bolens 1886, and was trying to get the engine to stay running without pouring gas down the intake... I pulled the fuel pump--the check valves were gunked up, so I cleaned them as best a could, and also checked out the diaphram--seemed to be fine. Put it back on. When I...
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