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MODEL 8 hp. (Eng. Mfrs. Rating)/Yeoman (Standard 8) Mfrs. No. 899
Engine  Briggs & Stratton. 4-cycle air-cooled single cylinder. 8 hp. 19,44 cu, in. displacement. Vertical crankshaft. Fuel capacity, 1 gal.
Governor Adjustable mechanical, running in oil. Range  - 1300 to 3600 rpm.
Lubrication Gear impeller. Capacity 2 pts.
Starting 12 volt electric starter with 18 ampere-hour battery and 5 ampere flywheel alternator.  Key controlled with solenoid.
Transmission GEAR DRIVE:
3 speeds forward and one in reverse.
Speeds (At 3600 rpm.)
1.0 mph.
2.5 mph.
3.9 mph.
3.9 mph.
Differential  All gear, automatically controlled traction type.
Clutch-brake On one pedal. Top of travel declutches Touch-O-Matic belt idler. Further travel applies external band type brake. Separate cam controls parking brake.
Power Takeoffs For front, center and rear attachments.  Front and center operate independently of vehicle drive.
Frame Electrically welded heavy gauge steel. Inverted channel construction.
Dimensions (without attachments) 30" wide, 53" long. 33" high to top of steering wheel. 36" wheelbase.
Steering Ratio 3.0:1
Turning Radius 21" inside rear tire
Tires (Pneumatic) Front -- 4.10 x 3.50 x 6
Rear -- 16 x 7.50 x 8
Mower Size  32". Height adjusts from 1-5/8" to 3-1/8".

There's a Simplicity just right for you.

[Source:  Simplicity Lawn Tractors catalog, Form No. 21-005, hand-dated 10/12/72, courtesy of Chris Geise]




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