It warms my heart to see a John Deere dealer installing Honda motors. It's hard even for them to deny the quality of a Honda motor. What do you suppose that tractor is worth? I think after putting a new $1600.00 motor in it that i would be inclined to keep it.
The Onan motors that these originally came with are getting close to impossible to find. Onan was bought out by Linamar, and they eventually stoped manufacturing the "B"and "P" series motors. I know Small Engine Warehouse has developed a couple of kits for tractors that originally had Onans, to allow them to use Kohlers, or Hondas. I Agree with you Durwood, if it were mine, I'd certainly be keeping it after putting in a $1600 engine.
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