John Deere 208 Engine

John Deere 208 lawn tractor photo
1977 - 1978
200 Series
Garden tractor
Series map:
Engine Detail
Kohler K181S
air-cooled horizontal-shaft
Displacement305 cc
18.64 ci
Bore/Stroke2.9375x2.75 inches
75 x 70 mm
Power (gross)8 hp
6.0 kW
Air cleanerdry replaceable
Idle RPM1700-3500
Starter volts12
SparkplugChampion RJ-8
Sparkplug gap0.035 inches
0.889 mm
Point gap0.020 inches
0.508 mm
Engine Oil
208 gasoline engine oil chart
Oil capacity1.25 qts
1.2 L
Oil change25 h
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