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#1 Nascar3244888 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 02:34 PM

Well after first buying this thing at a yard sale back on july 4th weekend, doing a complete engine swap by taking out the old wisconsin s8d, putting in a tra-10d and then putting in whats in now, which is a 1975/6 Bolens G10 Briggs 10 horse, and finally finding the correct size belt for my application I can now say My 1964 Bolens 900 is offically Running and Driving:yelclap: Took 6 months to get to this point but it was worth it:dancingbanana:I drove it around in the snow today and unfortunitly didnt get a pic, but I grabbed the pull behind lawn wagon out of the shed and loaded my little ride magic on it and towed it up to the old shed lol, didnt bog down at all, what a great tractor!!!

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 02:49 PM

Glad to hear its up and running :dancingbanana:

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 02:53 PM

Always good to hear about an old Bolens on the move again!! :bounce:

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 02:54 PM

Congrats on your success.

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 03:08 PM

Way to go Brad !! Congrats.

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 06:07 PM

thanks everyone, i still have little things to do but most of it is done

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 08:30 PM

sounds like you got yourself a fun toy

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 09:04 PM

sounds like you got yourself a fun toy


one of many lol

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 09:13 PM

Glad to hear you have given an old Bolens new life. Please keep us updated and remember,pictures are a must.

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 09:28 PM

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 09:33 PM

I love that 900

Not too often that that steering wheel cap is still there. They are usually long gone

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Posted January 15, 2011 - 10:02 PM

I love that 900

Not too often that that steering wheel cap is still there. They are usually long gone


it is cracked, but im afraid if i remove it to fix it, it will break in half

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Posted January 16, 2011 - 06:25 AM

Glad to hear you got it up and running,it looks good.

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Posted January 16, 2011 - 06:37 AM

Thanks for sharing the pictures... that's a great looking tractor!

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Posted January 16, 2011 - 05:09 PM

Its hard to keep a Bolens down for very long. I only hope that when I can get to the one that I have in storage it looks that good when I am done.




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