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I need some motor options.

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This time of year my PK doesn't see much use unless I'm pulling a trailer around the yard. But I like to crank it at least once a week to keep the battery up. Well, after 3 years of great service, my 1612's crank and rod have decided to part ways. They haven't come apart yet. It started as a light tapping and in less than a minute, was knocking hard enough to feel it in the seat. I shut it off and pushed it into the garage.
I haven't pulled the motor down yet to survey the damage. But in case of the worst, what options do I have? Is a rebuild financially feasible or do I save for a new motor?
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I would go through your local equipment dealer as they can get most of all the parts for various engine makers. You can also find parts warehouses everywhere online. What engine do you have?
For motor internal parts, I would use original Kohler.
That's good to hear. I just can't afford Kohler parts and I need my tractor too bad to wait for more money.
Those kits on ebay look pretty good for the price.
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