Hey guys, bought this Husqvarna on CL for $50, was a gamble as most flips are. Worse thing it would be good parts, came with two bin bagger. When there guy offered me a nice Troy-Bilt chipper/vac and was throwing away a nice Echo sting trimmer. The vac needed minor repairs and works great! The Echo trimmer needed new head and air cleaner and it too is worth trip!
Now to the tractor, got it running and hydro is weak, thought a purge and found a pulley mounted upside down might let us luck out, nope! Also deck is having cracked spindle mount and broken housing. Plan to either scrap it after parting it or looking for another AYP unit with good hydro/bad engine combo. Engine might have blown head gasket, slight smoke or possible high hours by looks of deck issue and front tires. Almost forgot about what appears to be cracks in front frame rail by axle mount. We have fixed worse than this as it is a hobby for fun and time together!