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Posted April 08, 2011 - 08:45 AM

Awesome machine!
Congrats on getting it running!!!

That wire is probably for the kill switch to ground out the ignition when turned off.

Thanks for the great video and congratulations on buying a great machine. I think Brian is right about the kill wire. Our Ride A Matic has a switch mounted on the dash to kill the engine. I'm not sure what was original. I liked seeing the fuel line on your tractor because ours came with rubber fuel line. Being made back in the 50's I thought it would have been different. Keep us updated on your progress.

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Posted April 08, 2011 - 06:50 PM

Thanks for the great video and congratulations on buying a great machine. I think Brian is right about the kill wire. Our Ride A Matic has a switch mounted on the dash to kill the engine. I'm not sure what was original. I liked seeing the fuel line on your tractor because ours came with rubber fuel line. Being made back in the 50's I thought it would have been different. Keep us updated on your progress.


Thanks, I will keep yous updated i will try and post the 2nd part of the video this weekend sometime

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Posted April 09, 2011 - 12:37 AM

Awesome tractor!
Great deal on the price!
Congrats on getting it running!
Thanks also for the vid.

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Posted April 10, 2011 - 09:02 AM



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Posted April 10, 2011 - 10:30 AM

Idel it down plz.

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Posted April 10, 2011 - 10:45 AM

The drive sistem is based off the Ridemasters that why you smash two pullys togather. :D

The green power rated belts you get at any hardware are the right belts for any garden tractor.

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Posted April 10, 2011 - 03:03 PM

Idel it down plz.


Its not that the idle is bad its just that I dont know where to mount the screw that it has where it looks like it would mount on something but i dont know where...not sure if it would get mounted on the hood thats missing or what...

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Posted April 10, 2011 - 06:28 PM

Thanks for the video
Looks fun to drive

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Posted April 13, 2011 - 05:24 AM

Looks like the hood, belt guard and front grille for your tractor are on ebay....

Bolens Ride-a-Matic Versa-Matic Garden Tractor Hood | eBay
Bolens Ride-a-Matic Versa-Matic Tractor Belt Shield | eBay
Bolens Ride-a-Matic Versa-Matic Garden Tractor Grill | eBay

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Posted April 13, 2011 - 03:48 PM

looks like the hood, belt guard and front grille for your tractor are on ebay....

bolens ride-a-matic versa-matic garden tractor hood | ebay
bolens ride-a-matic versa-matic tractor belt shield | ebay
bolens ride-a-matic versa-matic garden tractor grill | ebay


there expensive

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Posted April 13, 2011 - 06:05 PM

Rare parts usually are.

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Posted April 13, 2011 - 08:05 PM

Rare parts usually are.


:ditto:
Thats a decent price for those parts. Especially the belt guard

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Posted April 13, 2011 - 08:32 PM

I met the guy selling them he know his stuff on Ridemasters, Ride a matics, and walk behinds.




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