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#1 WHdbJD ONLINE  

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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:16 PM

917H Saved from the crusher....

 

 

 

 

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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:21 PM

what's wrong with it
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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:33 PM

Wow!
(Thumbs up) great save;)
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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:40 PM

Scores

Looks like a good tractor.I've saved alot worse that's for sure.

 

 

KT17?

 

I see a really nasty oil leak or someone is draining the oil lol.


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:55 PM

Scores

Looks like a good tractor.I've saved alot worse that's for sure.

 

Me too !


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:56 PM

Great save WH. The 900 series are great tractors. I have two and really enjoy using them.


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 02:57 PM

NICE!!!


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 03:11 PM

Great save.  Hydraulic lift even!  I love hydraulics!!


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 03:17 PM

Wow, great save!


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 03:19 PM

Nice save
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Posted August 04, 2016 - 04:15 PM

Great save. Tell us about it. Good Luck, Rick



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Posted August 04, 2016 - 05:08 PM

wow your lucky day nice



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Posted August 04, 2016 - 05:18 PM

Great save.  I have seen a lot worse in my shop I thought I did a good deed on.  Why put carpet under the oil pan to drain oil ? ? ?



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Posted August 04, 2016 - 06:34 PM

what's wrong with it

 

Well, I don't know what the original owner thought was wrong, but I found badly burned points.

so I replaced points and condenser.  When I had fire , I pulled the carb out and it was flat awful.

Took the carb apart and soaked it for a couple days, then put a Kohler carb kit in it.

 

Started right up. I can only guess the original owner left it sit because of the no fire problem,

the gas in the carb varnished up, and he gave up.  Off to the scrap yard.

Scores

Looks like a good tractor.I've saved alot worse that's for sure.

 

 

KT17?

 

I see a really nasty oil leak or someone is draining the oil lol.

 

Nah, it aint leaking. After I did the electric and carb work , I changed the oil. I never try to

start up a project with old oil.

 

Great save.  I have seen a lot worse in my shop I thought I did a good deed on.  Why put carpet under the oil pan to drain oil ? ? ?

 

Wow, you looked at that picture real close!  The carpet is supposed to be by my work bench to

cushion my feet.  But it got kicked to the center of my shop, and I was just to lazy to move it when

I was draining oil from the 917H !


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Posted August 04, 2016 - 08:41 PM

Man, that was a good score! Imagine what we don't see that does end up shredded and pressed into a neat little square.
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