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#1 a.graham52 OFFLINE  

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Posted June 25, 2015 - 05:22 AM

Only late because iv posted already without an introduction.

I have a 2414 that's older then 76. It's been in my family since new. Started out working a small famity farm into the 80s. When my grandfather passed my father brought it home where I learmed the concept of driving with it. Tilled a few gardens with it, plowed a lot of winters, and trimmed the sides of the fire road we lived on with the sickle. Mostly used it as a mule around the house and moving dead cars.

Just brought it home last weekend since my father passed a little over a year ago, it's got a front plow that's really beat up, a 60" deck thay needs a ton of work, sickle bar, snow thrower from a bobcat, and a rototiller. Both trannys and rear end had a lot of water in them, rear reduction gears were empty, and the steering box is leaking water.

Iv flushed all the fluids, (is there a drain for the steering box?), changed the oul, adjusted the valves, installed a new exhaust on it, and replaced the head gasket.

Iv gotten the sickle bar going and iv been using it the past couple days clearing the Inlaws overgrown lawn.

And of course, pics
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Posted June 25, 2015 - 05:26 AM

Looks like you got the sickle bar working well :thumbs:


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Posted June 25, 2015 - 05:51 AM

I don't feel quite so bad about my lawn getting ahead of me.
Very nice tractor, looks like you're getting it all dialed in.
Nice to have an heirloom piece, thanks for saving it, and the introduction.

Gearbox; sometimes on some tractors, you have to remove the side cover.
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Posted June 25, 2015 - 06:10 AM

Iv got some noticeable play in the front axle where it pivots, allows the axle to swing front and back, how hard is it to repair the bearing or bushing and where would I go for parts?

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Posted June 25, 2015 - 08:36 AM

Looks like you have a nice Power King. 

 

Glad you joined.

 

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Posted June 25, 2015 - 01:40 PM

Hi thanks for the intro and neat story, the tractor looks pretty good to me and it looks like the sickle mower is working good .



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Posted June 25, 2015 - 02:34 PM

Edited for wrong post

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Posted June 25, 2015 - 02:48 PM

:welcometogttalk:  and thanks for the history and pics. Tractor looks to be in good shape. good luck.Tom 



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Posted June 25, 2015 - 05:06 PM

Try this for tightening up the front axle.   The bearings I used are not flanged bearings. You need regular sleeve bearings. The pictures are of my 1978 PK

 

http://gardentractor...for-front-axle/



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Posted June 26, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Good info! Once I get some of the more pressing issues tended to, I'll be sure to follow!



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Posted July 06, 2015 - 03:31 PM

Only late because iv posted already without an introduction.

I have a 2414 that's older then 76. It's been in my family since new. Started out working a small famity farm into the 80s. When my grandfather passed my father brought it home where I learmed the concept of driving with it. Tilled a few gardens with it, plowed a lot of winters, and trimmed the sides of the fire road we lived on with the sickle. Mostly used it as a mule around the house and moving dead cars.

Just brought it home last weekend since my father passed a little over a year ago, it's got a front plow that's really beat up, a 60" deck thay needs a ton of work, sickle bar, snow thrower from a bobcat, and a rototiller. Both trannys and rear end had a lot of water in them, rear reduction gears were empty, and the steering box is leaking water.

Iv flushed all the fluids, (is there a drain for the steering box?), changed the oul, adjusted the valves, installed a new exhaust on it, and replaced the head gasket.

Iv gotten the sickle bar going and iv been using it the past couple days clearing the Inlaws overgrown lawn.

And of course, pics
20150624_204705_zps11owclbq.jpg20150624_204646_zpsk3l9xt3q.jpg


Edited by joey7478, July 07, 2015 - 10:23 AM.


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Posted July 06, 2015 - 03:32 PM

where did you get those front wheels? Thank Joey!



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Posted July 08, 2015 - 11:03 AM

 

Only late because iv posted already without an introduction.

I have a 2414 that's older then 76. It's been in my family since new. Started out working a small famity farm into the 80s. When my grandfather passed my father brought it home where I learmed the concept of driving with it. Tilled a few gardens with it, plowed a lot of winters, and trimmed the sides of the fire road we lived on with the sickle. Mostly used it as a mule around the house and moving dead cars.

Just brought it home last weekend since my father passed a little over a year ago, it's got a front plow that's really beat up, a 60" deck thay needs a ton of work, sickle bar, snow thrower from a bobcat, and a rototiller. Both trannys and rear end had a lot of water in them, rear reduction gears were empty, and the steering box is leaking water.

Iv flushed all the fluids, (is there a drain for the steering box?), changed the oul, adjusted the valves, installed a new exhaust on it, and replaced the head gasket.

Iv gotten the sickle bar going and iv been using it the past couple days clearing the Inlaws overgrown lawn.

And of course, pics
20150624_204705_zps11owclbq.jpg20150624_204646_zpsk3l9xt3q.jpg

 

where did you get the front wheels? Thanks Joey!



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Posted October 02, 2015 - 01:32 PM

Nice PK. Glad to see you have kept it in the family.



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Posted October 02, 2015 - 06:06 PM

sorry joey for the late responce. the're actually trailer wheels/tires. the offset isnt right. the trialer wheels have probably a 0 offset wheres the stockers have negative offset. my tires though would rub on the steering knuckles if i put them on the stock rims. but who knows. iv since painted the wheels black and looks much better. 






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