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what year was my new OLD troy bilt tiller built?


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05-14-14, 03:38 PM   #1  
what year was my new OLD troy bilt tiller built?

Hi all,

I acquired an OLD Troy Bilt tiller and was trying to figure what year it was built. The Tiller itself has a serial number of 306048 on the transmission housing. The engine is a Tecumseh HH60 1051C6F SER 7349D. I would like to know what year the engine and tiller were manufactured. Did they come as a pair? Or was the engine replaced? I believe the tiller is early 1970's but actual or at least narrowed dates would be what I want. what date the engine was made and year of the tiller. thanks for your help.

Oh, by the way, I found a Troy Bilt owners manual at a book store. The difference in years makes a difference in how the engine oil is measured and the dipstick has a 97 stamped in it, not what the book says it should be, i.e. 65 or 55 if it is newer then 1972. ???

 
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06-29-14, 11:31 AM   #2  
Hello: jdvolmer

Troy tiller is a small engine power equipment. Post moved.

Question has remained unanswered for so long because it was originally posted into the wrong forum. Now posted in the correct forum.

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06-29-14, 04:23 PM   #3  
Hello,

Judging by the serial number and being stamped in the transmission case along with the engine serial number, I'd say this is a 1977-78 Horse model and they were common to use the HH60 engine therefor I believe it to be original to the tiller.....


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