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#1 rando44001 OFFLINE  

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Posted May 21, 2013 - 07:25 PM




It looks exactly like this, I bought it for parts. I am hoping to use some of the gearing in my 1254?
I have a diagram for the 1254, but I do not know the model of this one, three speed only. My 1254 is a 6 speed tore it down to rebuild it.
I have another 1254 Wisconsin TRA-8 no points or condensor, quit firing after I bought it. It came equipped with an solid state ignition module mounted on engine cover, need help figuring out what to do?
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Posted May 21, 2013 - 07:40 PM

HI welcome to GTtalk.

 

Can you post a photo of your tractor it self we can better ID it for you that way.


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Posted May 21, 2013 - 08:14 PM

HI welcome to GTtalk.

 

Can you post a photo of your tractor it self we can better ID it for you that way.

 

:ditto:

 

 

Welcome to GTT :wave:

Pics of the actual machine would be better


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Posted May 21, 2013 - 08:26 PM

Welcome to GTTalk!

 

The two gentlemen above are the most knowledgeable about Bolens, so I'd follow their advice and and let them tell you the model and anything else you want to know!

 

Ben W.


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Posted May 21, 2013 - 09:16 PM

Welcome to GTT. There are manuals that you can download in the "Manuals" Section. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted May 21, 2013 - 09:38 PM

:welcometogttalk:  Enjoy the forum and goodluck with the fixin.


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Posted May 21, 2013 - 11:23 PM

:welcome: :welcome:


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Posted May 22, 2013 - 01:10 AM

Welcome to the forum! If you need pic help, check out my signature.


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Posted May 22, 2013 - 06:42 PM

Hello To All

Very Nice to meet you all online.

Here are the pictures

 


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Posted May 22, 2013 - 06:45 PM

Here is some picture not use this program yet, I hate to tear it down to fix my 1254.

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Posted May 22, 2013 - 06:46 PM

I am not sure how to forward these pictures to the post?



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Posted May 22, 2013 - 06:46 PM

You have some diamonds in the rough. Your work is cut out for you. When they are fixed up you will be surprised and delighted how well these little Bolens work. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted May 22, 2013 - 06:47 PM

I am not sure how to forward these pictures to the post?

You have done fine. Check the bottom of KennyP's signature block.


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Posted May 22, 2013 - 06:57 PM

Hello Everyone

I want to Thank you for the wonderful welcome.

I would like to know should I tear the old one apart use what I can from transmission or try to find transmission for my 1254.

The old model tractor has been setting for years locked up and rusty, High rangs is out of my 1254, pictures are loading now.

I have another 1254, total of two with electrical module bolted to cap over flywheel. It will not fie the plug now, I have searched for it and also tried to figure out how to revamp another? This Wisconsin motor does not have a place for any points or condenser? What can I do?

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Posted May 22, 2013 - 07:06 PM

:ditto:

 

 

Welcome to GTT :wave:

Pics of the actual machine would be better

I posted them but I posted them to my reply, not use to things yet






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