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    71 WheelHorse 800 Special


    Some of you may remember that I repowered an 800 Special for a neighbor. The problem is that somewhere back in time someone removed the parking brake assembly and I can't even find any pictures or drawings of what it should look like.
    Any suggestions how I can lock the Brake / Clutch lever down so it does not roll when stopped ?
    Thanks in advance !

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    Re: 71 WheelHorse 800 Special

    The pictures look a lot like my newer 1990 Wheel Horse. The brake is on the left side and the brake band by the left rear wheel. The parking brake lever is a small lever by the shift lever. But don't know if yours would be the same or not? If you think so I will get into more for you.

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    Re: 71 WheelHorse 800 Special

    Thanks reynoldston,
    I found some diagrams on a WheelHorse forum, but I will need to actually have the drawings and the tractor together to see what should work where.
    The brake band is on the left (facing the front) and the clutch/brake lever is pushed by the left foot - I would guess it is something that holds that brake lever down so the brake band is still engaged and drive belt is not engaged.

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    Re: 71 WheelHorse 800 Special

    stock 8 Hp Briggs from 800 Special

    old engine3.jpg

    old engine2.jpg

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