Jump to content

Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay

- - - - -

Road Trip For Bush Hog Parts!

  • Please log in to reply
108 replies to this topic

#106 olcowhand ONLINE  


    Red Tractor Nut & Diesel Addict

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Sponsor
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 20
  • 42,362 Thanks
  • 31,790 posts
  • Location: South Central Kentucky

Posted August 12, 2012 - 12:11 PM

Last week I bought a better engine flywheel shroud, a carb, and an air filter assembly off ebay. I figured I may have given too much at $51 delivered, being often you can buy a whole engine for just a little more, but turns out a good purchase. It had a near new air filter element, and today I took the carb apart to inspect. It had very recently been rebuilt & in perfect shape except for the throttle plate on the throttle shaft was real loose(the plate the governor rod hooks to) and would not peen tight. So I just used my mig to weld it solid. Put it on the TR10D and it runs even better than before. This kind of makes me want to go ahead & put the tractor together as-is, and restore later, and I may just do that, being I haven't the time to get into a restore for a long time.

#107 Texas Deere and Horse OFFLINE  

Texas Deere and Horse

    RED Wild Hogs, Horses & Deeres

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 1435
  • 14,862 Thanks
  • 15,511 posts
  • Location: East of San Antonio Texas

Posted August 12, 2012 - 12:21 PM

Sounds like you made out well on your ebay buys, glad to hear the carb was in such great shape Daniel, some guys have all the good luck !! :laughingteeth: :thumbs:
  • olcowhand said thank you

#108 sacsr ONLINE  


    Bush Hog Addict

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 4776
  • 3,470 Thanks
  • 3,370 posts
  • Location: Eastern NC

Posted August 12, 2012 - 02:27 PM

Sounds like you made a great deal on the parts!

Motor sounds good ........look forward to seeing you put it together!

#109 Ryan313 ONLINE  


    PK Fanatic

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 7087
  • 3,404 Thanks
  • 5,241 posts
  • Location: Wallkill, NY

Posted August 12, 2012 - 06:17 PM

Glad it runs so good with the other carb! I look forward to seeing it go together! Maybe, I will learn something about these tractors!