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Posted September 15, 2011 - 09:36 PM

That's great Doug, so where is the driving video, I am sure you have been anxious to get it moving under it's own power. :D

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Posted September 16, 2011 - 08:28 PM

There are 2 outlets on the tractor 1 for pto and the other for accessory.

1- How many amps can you pull through these?

2- The acc. outlet is it connected directly (no contactor) to the battery pack?

3- What size fuse is in the acc. circuit and where is it?

4- Can you use a 36volt golf cart charger, and charge the battery pack through the accessory outlet?

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Posted September 16, 2011 - 08:41 PM

I bought a 36v golf cart charger for mine but failed to get it hooked up to the current battery pack, but the accessory plug might work to charge thru. Check the volt rating on the connectors, they should have an amp rating, so that would be the first limit, the second is the amp rating of the wire gauge, and then if those check out you may be able to get away with it.

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Posted September 16, 2011 - 08:57 PM

I bought a 36v golf cart charger for mine but failed to get it hooked up to the current battery pack, but the accessory plug might work to charge thru. Check the volt rating on the connectors, they should have an amp rating, so that would be the first limit, the second is the amp rating of the wire gauge, and then if those check out you may be able to get away with it.


The charger I have is a Clarke 25amp unit, if the acc outlet is hooked to the battery pack direct through a fuse and you have the right polarity it should work if the fuse in the circuit is more than 25amps, but where is the fuse?

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Posted September 17, 2011 - 04:10 PM

Did some digging and found out that the accessory outlet is powered from the battery pack through the main disconnect and a 50amp circuit breaker (red button in pic).
So it can be done as long as I have the right polarity.
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Posted September 17, 2011 - 05:10 PM

Great deal Doug. So now you can use the same charger as on the Massey Electric.

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Posted September 17, 2011 - 08:00 PM

Hooked up the batteries tonight and it works, all the 7 forward and 4 reverse speeds seem to work. I can hear all the relays and solenoids clicking and the motor spins faster and slower, had the trany in neutral.
The cruise works both speeds, and the PTO solenoid works, nothing hooked up to it yet.
The chargers works, it's noisy and the dial on it goes around and around, not sure but I don't think it's suppose to do that.
The meters work, the lights and lift are not, something to check out, there are 2 smaller wires under the seat that I don't know where they go, these are not the seat switch wires but something else.

You know the guy I bought this tractor off of told me it was a working and I'd say he was right, a man of his word I won't hesitate to deal with him again.

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Posted September 17, 2011 - 09:20 PM

That is good to hear Doug. I too had a good seller when I bought my E20, and I am not just saying that cause I know he will see it lol. It is great to have the right contacts, and honest transactions. Too often on a lot of things, the seller tries to hide something. I usually can't sell anything because I will list its faults LOL.

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 07:54 PM

Drove it today, some problems showed up in 2nd, 3rd speed, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, when it works both cruise speeds work as well.
The chargers dial moves on it's own down to off, not sure if it shuts off, find out tonight.
Hooked up the 2 wires under the seat to the right spots on the batteries, lights are 12volt, lift is 18volt and now the lift and lights work.
Overall not too bad, some stuff to fix but what can you expect from a 37yr old tractor, I like it.

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 08:00 PM

Glad you got some seat time on the ole girl Doug!

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 08:08 PM

Good to hear you are getting the bugs out. I had a 38 yr old Electrak, so 1 more bug lol.

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 09:02 PM

Steering shaft arrived today, I ordered it on the 14th got it on the 19th from PA, 5 days that's fast.

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 09:17 PM

So is the new steering installed? I wouldnt be able to stand having it sit there lol.

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 09:24 PM

So is the new steering installed? I wouldnt be able to stand having it sit there lol.


Got to find the time to get er done.

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Posted September 29, 2011 - 09:15 PM

Looking for some parts, thought I'd ask here.

1- Need 1 of the hanger arms for the mower deck, suppose to have 4 but only got 3
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2- Front main accessory mounting bracket, the one I have is for front mount mower deck tractors (short wheelbase), I need the one for mid mount tractors (long wheelbase). Black bracket is what I'm looking for.
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3- Front lift bracket, this bolts onto the front bumper and guides the lift strap. I got no pic.

Anybody have or know where to get?




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