Wheel Horse transmissions fall into two main categories:

  • Geared
  • Hydrostatic

The geared transmissions either being designed and manufactured by Wheel Horse or Peerless.

Hydrostatic transmissions manufactured by either Sundstrand or Eaton.


Wheel Horse

Available as a 3 speed+reverse on early models.

Later marketed as a 6 speed or even 8 speed with the addition of a high/low transfer box.


Typically 3 speed+reverse apart from some 6 speed models fitted to B series tractors. These were also the transmission used on vertical shart engine models.


Early hydros used on charger, GT14 were hydrogear/piston. Later placed by piston-piston types - approx 1973 onwards.

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Used on many hydro models from 1976 onwards


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