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Offline rene knoll

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kohler opposed twin
« on: March 19, 2014, 08:08:38 AM »
anybody out there racing a kohler opposed twin and what mods you do to it



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Re: kohler opposed twin
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2014, 08:11:55 AM »
From what I have heard they are junk.

Heavy and unreliable.

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Re: kohler opposed twin
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2014, 08:15:35 AM »
heavy is right,lol,i havent taken it apart yet,i was ust curious if those jugs could be bored,i figured as heavy built a motor as it is it should be able to withstand more than the briggs opposed



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Re: kohler opposed twin
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2014, 08:24:50 AM »
And you would have to find some one to build you custom parts.   Which isn't cheap.


Zach Kerber (who specializes in Kohler v-twins) was asked about them once.   He said he wouldn't even mess with one because of the weight.   Not practical to build parts for a engine that only a few would want to try to run.

I can't remember for sure, but if you want custom rods made he will do it for $300-$400 per rod.  His off the shelf rods are MUCH cheaper.

You can build a kohler v-twin for less money that will smoke any flathead.
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Re: kohler opposed twin
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2014, 11:18:19 PM »
so much for that idea,think ill throw it on for the heck of it and see how long it takes to blowup,lol

 

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