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John Deere Guy Now Part Of The Power King Club!

1975 1614

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#1 AV430 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 08, 2012 - 11:20 PM

Well as the title says, I am a John Deere guy. Over the years I have had many other brands of both Garden and larger Agricultural Tractors, but the one constant has been John Deere Garden Tractors. One brand that I haven't had, but has always intrigued me are the Economy Power Kings. Well today I finally joined the Power King club! I found an all original, 1975 1614 with the 3 point hitch and a 48" mower deck. All in really nice shape, and the engine has never been touched as far as I can see. Just love it! I will be leaning on you guys for guidance as I learn these tractors but one thing I am already very familiar with is the K series Kohlers. Thats one reason I wanted a 1614, now I got one!

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 02:59 AM

I think, your Deeres will forgive you, because it's a real nice tractor :smilewink: Seems to be in real good conditions, congratulations :thumbs:

Edited by jd.rasentrac, September 09, 2012 - 03:00 AM.


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Posted September 09, 2012 - 04:43 AM

Hey congrats,that's a good looking PK.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 05:22 AM

Nice PK you scored there. Glad you are happy with it.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 06:13 AM

Congratulations on the very nice Power King. It looks like someone took good care of it.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 06:26 AM

Very nice clean looking tractor you got :thumbs: I wonder what those extra pipes on the drawbar are for ? Any ideas ? Al

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 06:42 AM

Someone really took care of that one. Congratulations on a great looking survivor.


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Posted September 09, 2012 - 07:03 AM

I always did like those economy-power king tractors. You found a good one. It is is great condition. congrats!

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 08:59 AM

Very nice clean looking tractor you got :thumbs: I wonder what those extra pipes on the drawbar are for ? Any ideas ? Al


I wondered the same thing Alc. I have seen those pipes before on other draw bars but for the life of me I can't figure what they were used for?

Thanks guys for all the replies! I will be changing all the fluids in her soon and giving her a tuneup just so I know everything is done. We have some Plow Days coming up here in Missouri and I hope to have her plowing at one of them. I don't have wheel weights yet through so I'm not sure how good it will plow without them.

Edited by AV430, September 09, 2012 - 09:00 AM.


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Posted September 09, 2012 - 09:36 AM

I love mine. They are real work horses. I'm in the process of redoing mine. The Kohler is in pieces right now. I did the transmission last year, and on it's test run I broke the rod. It's defiantly a keeper. Have fun with it.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 09:46 AM

Very nice clean looking tractor you got :thumbs: I wonder what those extra pipes on the drawbar are for ? Any ideas ? Al


Well I wonder if the pipes could be to route hoses for axillary hydralic hoses? I've seen the full size tractors with all sorts of gizmos to keep the hoses from dragging for a wheel disc or planter or any pull type attatchment.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 10:21 AM

Makes sense JD. Your probably right.

I took a shot of my 317 next to the Power King since I had to jump start the King. Just for comparison purposes on size it's an interesting shot. I think Power Kings are hard to get a feel for as far as their size goes since they look so much like larger agricultural tractors.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 10:31 AM

That looks like a really nice Power King. Nice comparison shot. Congratulations.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 11:46 AM

Very nice! I also have a '75 1614 among the my other Power Kings! Except, yours is in much better shape then mine!

It is a very rouged and durable tractor, and yes it does look like a large farm tractor! I truly think that if there was a full size farm tractor equivalent it would be the best!




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