"Inherited this from my father, who used it mowing about 5 acres of hilly fields. Had an engine seal go a few years ago and now it's running rough..."
"I purchases my JD 316 to mow my lawn and maybe ad a tiller for the garden. I purchased it from an equipment auction for 900 in decent running order...."
"Bought it in December 2011. It ran okay, but oil slinger broke causing connecting rod to break. This was the original motor. Considering how old it is..."