Cub Cadet 3165 Mower, Lawn and Garden Tractor Category
Original Model: Briggs 16hp Vanguard 303447
You will need to use the drive adapter and muffler off of your original engine. You may have to use the oil filter bracket. The wiring may be slightly different, so if needed you can use the wiring harness off of your old engine. If you buy an engine that the model number starts with "305" or "356" the flywheel fan and housing will be thicker and you will likely have to utilize these two parts from your original engine.
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While we may have sold many engines listed above to be used for a Cub Cadet 3165 Mower, Lawn and Garden Tractor Category, we are NOT claiming these are exact replacements unless the product notes explicitly say so. Many original equipment engines may no longer be in production because of obsolescence or EPA regulations, so in some cases there may not be an exact replacement available. Our intention here is to show that other customers have utilized these in the equipment shown, but may have had to make some modifications to do so. If we know of any required changes, we will list those, however, some adapting during installation should be expected.