Jump to content

Nominations for Tractor of the Month
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Picked Up A Grounds Keeper 960 Today


  • Please log in to reply
24 replies to this topic

#1 hemisareslow OFFLINE  

hemisareslow
  • Member
  • Member No: 62441
  • 31 Thanks
  • 15 posts
  • Location: NY

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:24 PM

I had the chance to pick up a GK 960 with the mower, plow and snow blower so I jumped at it!  Got it home today and started looking at it....It fires right up and all the hydraulics seem to work as they should, but I am having an issue getting it into reverse.  In low range 2 of the forward gears work no problem.....the 3rd gear doesn't go anywhere actually makes the machine start to stall out unless you push the clutch back in....and what I believe is the reverse gear does not do anything....2 times I have managed to get reverse to engage...So I am hoping it is just a matter or linage adjustment rather than the innards of the tranny needing work.  I'll get some pictures posted soon.  It definitely needs some TLC but it sure is a neat machine!


  • olcowhand, blackjackjakexxix, MyBolens1053 and 1 other said thanks

#2 Bill56 OFFLINE  

Bill56

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 60
  • 839 Thanks
  • 2,179 posts
  • Location: N. E. Illinois

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:28 PM

Congratulations!! Looking forward to the photos.
  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#3 CRFarnsworth ONLINE  

CRFarnsworth

    Member

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 6275
  • 3,642 Thanks
  • 1,734 posts
  • Location: Rossville Illinois

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:35 PM

:welcometogttalk:          Good luck with fixing the malfunctions.   Rick                  :wewantpics:


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#4 hemisareslow OFFLINE  

hemisareslow
  • Member
  • Member No: 62441
  • 31 Thanks
  • 15 posts
  • Location: NY

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:38 PM

here are some pics.....I'll get better ones next week

00Y0Y_eALzKx20Dmh_600x450 (1).jpg 00P0P_6H3MI5GeQqn_600x450.jpg 00p0p_6dWXFFmeuhq_600x450.jpg


  • olcowhand, Bill56, OldBuzzard and 9 others have said thanks

#5 Bill56 OFFLINE  

Bill56

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 60
  • 839 Thanks
  • 2,179 posts
  • Location: N. E. Illinois

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:46 PM

Thank you for sharing the photos! Hope your repairs turn out to be simple ones.
  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#6 NUTNDUN OFFLINE  

NUTNDUN

    Lost in Cyber Space

  • Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 3
  • 10,266 Thanks
  • 15,618 posts
  • Location: Pennsylvania

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:46 PM

Very nice find on the Bolens Grounds Keeper. One of these are on our short list but they are few and far between or way too expensive.


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#7 Tim Bergfeld OFFLINE  

Tim Bergfeld
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 60783
  • 218 Thanks
  • 449 posts

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:48 PM

Wow that is really cool super find.


Tim
  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#8 hemisareslow OFFLINE  

hemisareslow
  • Member
  • Member No: 62441
  • 31 Thanks
  • 15 posts
  • Location: NY

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:49 PM

lol...this one may be for sale in the near future...my wife and I just adopted our 14 month old foster son and I only get one day off a week so if it is not an easy fix I may let her go to someone who has the time to work on it....I am in Rochester NY


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#9 Cat385B ONLINE  

Cat385B

    Therapy CAT

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 8002
  • 11,710 Thanks
  • 8,897 posts
  • Location: MN

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:57 PM

Free storage until winter layoff, correct?

Upon full payment in advance, of course.
  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#10 hemisareslow OFFLINE  

hemisareslow
  • Member
  • Member No: 62441
  • 31 Thanks
  • 15 posts
  • Location: NY

Posted October 01, 2014 - 07:58 PM

Free storage until winter layoff, correct?

Upon full payment in advance, of course.

lol sure....if i decide to sell it...quite a ride to NY from MN!


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#11 Cat385B ONLINE  

Cat385B

    Therapy CAT

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 8002
  • 11,710 Thanks
  • 8,897 posts
  • Location: MN

Posted October 01, 2014 - 08:23 PM

.quite a ride to NY from MN!

 

150 miles further than MN to SW OK, as a matter of fact. I gotta swing over to NJ anyway.


  • NJKen, superaben and MyBolens1053 have said thanks

#12 blackjackjakexxix ONLINE  

blackjackjakexxix

    Blackjackjakexxix

  • Senior Member
  • Sponsor
  • Member No: 2194
  • 2,352 Thanks
  • 1,762 posts
  • Location: Pulaski,Pa 16143

Posted October 01, 2014 - 09:16 PM

Machine look s pretty good,they are a cool machine to drive,hope its a linkage problem


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#13 superaben OFFLINE  

superaben
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 11204
  • 7,664 Thanks
  • 5,677 posts
  • Location: Shenandoah Valley, VA

Posted October 01, 2014 - 09:17 PM

150 miles further than MN to SW OK, as a matter of fact. I gotta swing over to NJ anyway.

 

NJ is too close to VA.  Don't you think of coming to kick me in person.  I am tender in some areas.

 

Ben W.


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#14 wilberj ONLINE  

wilberj
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 51
  • 4,205 Thanks
  • 5,216 posts
  • Location: Michigan

Posted October 01, 2014 - 10:16 PM

Not a bad looking GK wish you were not so far away I love to have it.


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you

#15 OldBuzzard ONLINE  

OldBuzzard

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 805
  • 6,481 Thanks
  • 4,633 posts
  • Location: Oberlin, OH

Posted October 01, 2014 - 10:22 PM

Jerome,

 

 

There is one on the Dayton, OH CL which would be closer to you.  Pretty much a straight shot down I-75.

 

http://dayton.craigs...4638071414.html

 

Of course, it's probably more that you would be willing to pay.


  • MyBolens1053 said thank you




Top