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#1 oliver2655 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 04, 2013 - 06:44 PM

does anyone know the differences inbetween a Sears SS12 and a Sears Super 12??



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 07:39 PM

A SS12 and Sears Super 12 are the same. The difference is between a SS12 and a Suburban 12. Basically the SS12 was the upgraded version with a few different features and the Suburban 12 was a slightly cheaper model.


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Posted March 04, 2013 - 07:44 PM

also what does SS stand for?



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 07:50 PM

SS= Sears Super              Sears made the suburban 12 and the sears super 12 (SS12)


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Posted March 04, 2013 - 07:55 PM

then why are some models called "super 12" and other ones are just "SS12" ???



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:03 PM

IDK that but I have a SS12 and when you put the model number in Sears Parts Direct and on the owners manual it says Sears Super 12. SS12 is more of a nickname!

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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:08 PM

I put the model number in and it told me i had an SS12. the model number for the super 12 was different.



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:09 PM

917.25510 1969 Sears Super 12

917.25511 1970 Sears SS 12

my model is the 917.25511


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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:14 PM

Then i'm not sure, but the manual I have calls my tractor both. maybe someone who knows more will tell you (and me) about it.



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:19 PM

I just went to sears and did a model # search and yours and mine are called the same thing and our manuals say the same thing, thediffernt model # is just for a different year. You can call yours a Sears super 12 and an SS12. they mean the same thing.



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:22 PM

then why do they have different names?? how some say super 12 and others say SS12 ?? thats my only question left now. haha



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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:24 PM

SS is short for super suburban..


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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:25 PM

Thats just peoples differnt opinion on what they decide to call it. I like SS12 because it sounds cooler! for example, lets take a camaro SS. do you want to always say you have a Camaro super sport or Camaro SS. its just a shorter name. SS stands for in your case, Sears Super.


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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:56 PM

I think the SS usually was Sears Super, but I think they did some differentiation by year. The SS may be correct for a 69, but in 70 they went back to the Super designation. These are fictional years, but you get the idea.

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Posted March 04, 2013 - 08:56 PM

Thats just peoples differnt opinion on what they decide to call it. I like SS12 because it sounds cooler! for example, lets take a camaro SS. do you want to always say you have a Camaro super sport or Camaro SS. its just a shorter name. SS stands for in your case, Sears Super.

 

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