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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:29 AM

Well, everything was going good till our Suburban transmission went and we decided to take on a huge landscaping endeavor. Now, it is time to sell a bunch of lawn tractor stuff. I am gonna sell the ones that I don't really need and a few extra's I was keeping just in case. So, if anyone is interested I am gonna sell my Simplicity 2012, the Yard Pro GTK 20, a JD 111 parts tractor and a Craftsman 12.5 hp engine. I figure I would rather these go to someone who will take care of them. Any help would be appreciated, thanks guys!
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:31 AM

That sucks Adam, hope you get back on track soon.
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:33 AM

Sorry to hear of having to liquidate some of the stuff. It always sucks when a major repair surprises ya. At least you are keeping some of them. I like that 2012 but the shipping would kill the deal.
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:49 AM

Adam, I have been there before. It really sucks to have to sell off, but at least you have a few extras to sell to raise the money. I tell my wife that the GT's are investments for emergencies just like yours. Good Luck, I like the Sim. also, but to far away.
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:51 AM

Come on don't you guys need a road trip? lol Thanks for the encouraging words.
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:57 AM

What part of MI. are you in?
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 11:17 AM

Just outside of Midland. Which is pretty close to the middle of the lower peninsula.

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Posted June 13, 2011 - 06:49 PM

I would love to help you unload some of your items. However I don't think the wife would like it too much at the moment. I have a couple of projects that need to get finished in the barn.
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 09:50 PM

i sent you a PM
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 10:28 PM

That sucks. My son's transmission in his 2000 Silverado 4x4 went out last year. I looked on Craigslist and found a guy in Austin who worked at one of the local Chevy dealers who rebuilds on the side. He rebuilds them at work when he's not busy and keeps 3 or 4 on hand in his garage. Did a swap on a Saturday at the dealers for $900. Most shops around here want upwards of $2500.
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Posted June 14, 2011 - 06:16 AM

Sorry to hear of the troubles Adam! It's good to have assets when you need them though! Hope you get it squared away soon. I also hope you find a good buyer in a timely fashion so you can! Best of luck.
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Posted June 14, 2011 - 06:59 AM

Hope the tranny issues get resolved soon.
When I was going to college, I didn't have enough to get there and had to sell my herd of cattle. Polled Herefords. Don't miss the stall work, do miss the cattle.
If you sell to someone locally, make sure to tell them about this site. That way, when they post pics, you'll be able to see them again.
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Posted June 14, 2011 - 07:12 AM

That sucks. My son's transmission in his 2000 Silverado 4x4 went out last year. I looked on Craigslist and found a guy in Austin who worked at one of the local Chevy dealers who rebuilds on the side. He rebuilds them at work when he's not busy and keeps 3 or 4 on hand in his garage. Did a swap on a Saturday at the dealers for $900. Most shops around here want upwards of $2500.


UG, I am paying that much to get a junkyard tranny put in.

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Posted June 14, 2011 - 07:13 AM

Hope the tranny issues get resolved soon.
When I was going to college, I didn't have enough to get there and had to sell my herd of cattle. Polled Herefords. Don't miss the stall work, do miss the cattle.
If you sell to someone locally, make sure to tell them about this site. That way, when they post pics, you'll be able to see them again.


That sounds like a good idea!

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Posted June 15, 2011 - 06:46 AM

I had a guy come look at the 2012 and I knew it had a steering problem but I assumed it was a stripped gear and no big deal. Turns out it was this knuckle gear that almost looks like a u-joint. Well, being that it is somewhat unique I think I need to fix it before I sell it. Here is my problem, I can't seem to figure out what parts donor tractor will work. That 2012 is pretty rare but I gotta believe that there are other tractors with the same steering setup. Anyone know which ones? And will this work? Thanks. Adam

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