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Posted September 16, 2012 - 09:13 AM

I just found this on Craigslist, It's a John Deere 140 with Kwik-Way Loader and a 4 1/2' hydraulic blade.
I only paid $300 for everything :D
The guy i got it from didint' know anything, he bought it as a project and never even tried to start it, i got it home and tried to start it just to find out the connecting rod is broke, the piston is stuck, and the spark plug was so tight the head might be junk. :mecry: .
But i have a 18hp Kohler V twin engine and i will do some measuring and see if it fits.
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Posted September 16, 2012 - 09:21 AM

You are one lucky guy. Very nice. :thumbs:

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 09:22 AM

Awesome buy. You got the tractor for free and then some.


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Posted September 16, 2012 - 09:24 AM

nice find

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 09:27 AM

Great find and price!

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 09:30 AM

WOW! That was a steal. Very nice find. :thumbs:

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 10:34 AM

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You lucky dog! Better be watching over your shoulder! Great score! That has to be the deal of the year!

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 10:37 AM

i think it needs to come to Ky. my gt275 needs some company with all the ih stuff! great buy!

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 11:05 AM

Why do such things never happen to me :mecry: In Germany you will pay 3000 Euro to that...

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 01:32 PM

Congrats. Don't get too sad over the lunched engine. If you have the twin it very well may fit. If you search Utube there is a video of a 140 re power with a Vanguard v twin. Check it out. It fit in there really nice.

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 02:48 PM

Nice score, hope you can get that V-twin shoehorned in the tractor. Have fun.

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 05:06 PM

Thanks everyone, i can't beleive i got it for that price, when i had seen that on CL i just knew it was already gone, I'm not to disappointed about the engine, i would have paid $300 for just the loader.
Thanks for the Youtube video, that Kohler engine should be around the same size as the Briggs.
Thanks again for everyone'ts impute

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 07:00 PM

Even with a bum engine, you got a good deal!

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 07:05 PM

Document everything! When the sheriff comes for you, you will need proof you didn't steal it!

I always hear about folks getting these deals.

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Posted September 16, 2012 - 07:09 PM

If I were in your shoes I would be one very happy camper. You are one very lucky guy. :thumbs:




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