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#2446 TAHOE OFFLINE  

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Posted May 07, 2017 - 11:15 AM

No after pics?

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Of my welding? No way, you get to keep that crown 

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Posted May 07, 2017 - 08:07 PM

Took the carb off the Standard Walsh , cleaned and reinstalled then took it for a quick test drive before dark
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Posted May 07, 2017 - 08:29 PM

And how did it run?.......

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Posted May 07, 2017 - 08:38 PM

Ran good , only thing when I brought it back to the garage the engine was racing , the intake where it mounts to the head moved and kept the throttle up lol
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Posted May 07, 2017 - 09:23 PM

Had to start tearing down the Roper to change the drive belt
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Posted May 07, 2017 - 10:08 PM

Yea, with the narrow chassis the drive belt can be a pain to change. Make sure to look at the clutch assembly, there have been some failures there causing the clutch not to dis-engage with bad results. 


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Posted May 08, 2017 - 08:08 PM

Stuck a new fuse in the roper rt16 so I have lights... probably gonna be hooking up the snowblower arse deep in snow and miserable weather.


Torched the new fuse... positive wire came loose, no light
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Posted May 09, 2017 - 06:51 AM

Had to repair a tie rod on Sears last night, ball came out of socket while my son was mowing. Wonderful as soon as you get out of the truck when you get home to hear your tractor has no steering :wallbanging: I put it back in, peened the edges over and off she went.

Glad he is home from college, he mowed all the yard and most of the 1 1/2 acres of field.


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Posted May 09, 2017 - 09:09 AM

Toke the snowblower off and moved it to my grandfathers shop so I can get the deck on this weekend maybe

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Posted May 13, 2017 - 04:15 PM

Swapped out the pto shaft and bearings on the Gravely.
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This could be why it ate the bearings.
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Posted May 13, 2017 - 04:38 PM

Swapped out the pto shaft and bearings on the Gravely.
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This could be why it ate the bearings.

That would be a cause for concern!


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Posted May 13, 2017 - 04:40 PM

That would be a cause for concern!

The smoke was rolling until I got to junior to tell him to shut it down.
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Posted May 13, 2017 - 10:10 PM

put a new bolt in the hood hinge on the roper rt16, and stuck a new fuse in, because the posi lead for the lights would pop off the boltless side, short out the system, and melt the fuse.

Lights work!
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Posted May 16, 2017 - 04:40 AM

ever since i built the home made tractor the charger ring never worked for the battery so i got busy last week and replaced the charger ring on it but still have to wire it up yet 

 

20170423_001724.jpg this 1 had been tampered with 

 

this is the replacement 1 20170423_001703.jpg the photo not very good though 

 

i am waiting to paint the covers and such , going to paint them red instead of boring black though

 

Shane 


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Posted May 16, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Put the deck on my ford 120 will have pics in a bit

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