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#1 ROCKINATOR OFFLINE  

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Posted November 05, 2015 - 01:33 PM

I got an old Viking yesterday, very beat up, another winter project and was wondering how rare they are. Found out they were made by MTD, but that's about all I know. Will get photos tomorrow night as I am going to get it tonight and might not get it off the truck til tomorrow.

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Posted November 05, 2015 - 01:48 PM

http://gardentractor...21-viking-16hp/


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Posted November 05, 2015 - 06:49 PM

A little smaller than that, but sameish grille. Helps out some.
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Posted November 05, 2015 - 06:57 PM

This one come up for sale recently, I like it. :thumbs:

 

http://www.kijiji.ca...adId=1110281929

 

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Edited by DH1, November 05, 2015 - 07:37 PM.

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Posted November 05, 2015 - 07:28 PM

This one come up for sale recently, I like it. :thumbs:

 

http://www.kijiji.ca...adId=1110281929

I saw that one as well. Out of my budget at the moment.

 

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Posted November 05, 2015 - 08:26 PM

Looks good, to far to buy it tho I'm in The maritimes
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Posted November 05, 2015 - 09:08 PM

From your user name, I am guessing you are on "the rock"? (Newfoundland for the non-Canadians).

 

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Edit, Viking was the Eatons house name back in the day, like Mastercraft for Canadian tire, or Craftsman for Sears.


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Posted November 05, 2015 - 09:18 PM

mtd 600?



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Posted November 05, 2015 - 09:36 PM

990 the biggest baddest one

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Posted November 05, 2015 - 09:36 PM

It's an older model so check for a cracked on the frame on the left side next to the brake disc

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 06:21 AM

It's smaller than that. Probably has an 8-10 horse Briggs in it. No MTD 990. Those are rarer than a Sears suburban around where I live.
And Canadian hobby farmer, my name actually came from a tool my father used to split rocks before driving fence pockets in the ground. He called it a Rockinator.

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 07:13 AM

It's smaller than that. Probably has an 8-10 horse Briggs in it. No MTD 990. Those are rarer than a Sears suburban around where I live.
And Canadian hobby farmer, my name actually came from a tool my father used to split rocks before driving fence pockets in the ground. He called it a Rockinator.


Actually no. THAT is a 990. The 16 stands for 16hp. Also it's a hydrastatic with 15 in wheels. I bet you money on that one

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 07:19 AM

It's a 990

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 09:41 AM

Not a 990. It's a 960.

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 10:28 AM

Not a 990. It's a 960.


It is a 990. I bet you. 960 is a peerless manual trans. That's a hydrastatic trans. It's a 990.




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