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#1 Moparman894 OFFLINE  

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Posted December 05, 2015 - 05:49 PM

hi i just just joined gTtalk my name is Jamie, and i bought an older bolens garden tractor at a scrap yard for $70 with a immaculate tri blade, driveshaft driven mower deck , i think its a GT-1055? it has a 10 hp tecumpse that does run but needs some work, but my questions are, what year is my bolens?, is it rare?, and am i correct about the series? the serial number is "0205157" any help would be very appreciated thank you
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Posted December 05, 2015 - 05:55 PM

Welcome to GTT!

 

Your Bolens is a G10 and was one of the most popular and most produced models in the tubeframe line, the G10 was made 1973-1977

It is a pretty well built and user friendly tractor

 

If you have some pictures we'd love to see them, lots of Bolens guys here!


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:00 PM

Welcome to GTtalk!

 

G10 1055-02   Ser#- 0205157    Your tractor would be the 5,057 tractor made of the second production run of the G10.


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:06 PM

Hi Jamie,

 

Welcome to GTTalk and thanks for rescuing a great Bolens tractor.  :thumbs:  You will always get the answers to your tractor questions here!


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:18 PM

Welcome.

The guys here a very knowledgeable and can help with parts as well. We all love pics!!,!
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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:43 PM

hey guys, thank you very much for replying, im 21 years old i gotta thank my lil 17 year old brother and my dad for gettin me into lawn tractors it really becomes a fever lol i also have a really old i think its 1940's or 1950's Speedex. and how do i upload pics? i dont see any buttons lol
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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:53 PM

Welcome, nice to get another Bolens guy here,need anything just ask,looking forward to pics,if you click on the more replies option beside the post icon,it will walk you through it


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 07:09 PM

Jamie, welcome to GTTALK!
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Posted December 05, 2015 - 07:21 PM

hey guys, thank you very much for replying, im 21 years old i gotta thank my lil 17 year old brother and my dad for gettin me into lawn tractors it really becomes a fever lol i also have a really old i think its 1940's or 1950's Speedex. and how do i upload pics? i dont see any buttons lol

Check out the link in my signature for a video on uploading pics! Welcome to the forum!


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 08:20 PM

Being a -02 production run makes your tractor a 1975 model.

 

One of the things that you will learn if you play with the Bolens tractors for any amount of time though is that the production run number isn't always an indicator of exactly which year the tractor was made.

 

The G10 is a good example, as the -01 production spanned 1973 and 1974.

 

The -02 was only produced in 1975, the -03 only in 1976, and the -04 only in 1977.

 

For other tractors, there could have been multiple production runs in the same year.  For instance the 1886 -01 was produced only in 1971, but in 1972 there were -02, -03 and -04 production runs.


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 08:27 PM

Welcome to GTT. Checkout our Manuals Section for info you may want. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 12:26 PM

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Posted December 06, 2015 - 12:28 PM

i need quite the few parts haha but i aint got a job right now so i aint got any money and im also tryin to get my car back on the road cuzz my truck sucks with gas mileage lol
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Posted December 06, 2015 - 12:30 PM

and sorry about the double pics my phone is pretty old and slow lol
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Posted December 06, 2015 - 01:13 PM

Pics don't load.  Over sized maybe ? ?


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