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#1 Shawn OFFLINE  

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Posted May 06, 2010 - 09:20 AM

I had an old Moto-mower (6020 I think) given to me. It's pretty rough and the original engine was shot. I've put a different engine on it and have it ride-able but it still needs a bunch of work to be nice.

Debating wether to restore it or Frankenstein it. lol The transaxle seems fairly stout and I am thinking about using it for a custom build. From the little info I have seen, I can't find where the old moto-mowers are all that collectable or worth much, but part of me hates to cut it up or scrap it for parts since it is mostly 'all there'. What are your thougths?


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Posted May 06, 2010 - 11:00 AM

if you feel you can't cut it up, post it for sale. there may be someone doing a restoration that is searching for what you have. it's your tractor either way so do what you want to do and make no apologies for it. my .02

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Posted May 06, 2010 - 11:41 AM

I would like to see pics of what it looks like if you have any. Choosing what to do with it will be your decision. Since it has a different engine in it unless it is the same as what was in it then it wouldn't have as much value anyway.

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Posted May 06, 2010 - 11:48 AM

Actually, my understanding is that Moto-mowers are becoming more popular........


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Posted May 06, 2010 - 11:55 AM

I seen you were mentioned in one of the National Mower postings of the neon green National

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Posted May 06, 2010 - 12:25 PM

I'll try to get some pics this weekend. You have to promise to forgive the blue clone engine in it though. :help: lol

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Posted May 06, 2010 - 03:13 PM

bring it on, we've seen worse

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Posted May 16, 2010 - 04:26 PM

Here's a couple pics of the little beast. The hood and the grill won't fit until I make a custom exhaust to replace the box muffler.

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Posted May 16, 2010 - 07:44 PM

that is a twin to my brother's Moto Mower! do you have the hood and all for it? i don't mind that blue motor on there, looks good from where i'm sittin!!

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Posted May 17, 2010 - 08:25 AM

Yes, I have the hood and grill for it. They just won't fit on it right now, but they will after I modify the exhaust on that clone engine.

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Posted May 22, 2010 - 04:56 PM

just a little quick history.porter cable originally built these tractors and sometime in the early 60s motomower bought porter cables lawn and garden line out and continued building them under the motomower name and some were sold as lawnmaster.porter cable also sold the roto tiller name about the same time.

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Posted August 15, 2010 - 05:00 AM

Here's a couple pics of the little beast. The hood and the grill won't fit until I make a custom exhaust to replace the box muffler.

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Neat little tractor.

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Posted August 15, 2010 - 07:40 AM

Just my opinion... any tractor with a seat like that is a collector.

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Posted January 08, 2011 - 03:15 AM

Looks good. I have a Motomower that I am currently restoring. I wouldn't cut anything on it, I say restore it, but give it your own twist.




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