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Plumbing a heater in a bobcat

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Mdirrigation, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    I have a 751 bobcat , 4 cyl Kubota , am soon to be trying to plumb in a heater , anybody done this ? i havent figured out where to plumb it in on the engine
     
  2. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,550

    is a 751 water cooled?
     
  3. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    4 cyl kubota water cooled
     
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Hopefully there's a bypass hose from the head to the water pump.
     
  5. Jim15

    Jim15 Member
    from MA
    Messages: 77

    The fun of the 751s they were water cooled so no heat
     
  6. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    Is there an oil cooler? My 843 had coolant lines running through the filter housing.
     
  7. Jim15

    Jim15 Member
    from MA
    Messages: 77

    No for some reason only on the 751 they used a water cooled motor. Therefore you can't put a heater in it
     
  8. john mc

    john mc Member
    Messages: 70

    look on the water pump for a plug or a nipple. then look on the intake or head for another one.
     
  9. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    I must be missing something......because it is water cooled you can't put a heater in it? I have plumbed in many heaters into skidsteers, and they all were water cooled
     
  10. Snowzilla

    Snowzilla Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 397

    I agree. Isn't water cooled an alias for liquid cooled normal diesel engine? I can understand it wouldn't work if it was an air cooled gas engine.