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 JD Sabre "My Big Green Tractor"

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PostSubject: JD Sabre "My Big Green Tractor"   Fri May 25, 2012 12:13 am

I work in a small engine shop and got a john deere sabre from a customer for free cause the wiring was all jacked up. Used it around the shop to move the trailers and mess around with doing wheelies and such.
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Then decided to do a motor swap from the 15hp Briggs OHV to a 19.5hp Briggs Pancake
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PostSubject: Re: JD Sabre "My Big Green Tractor"   Fri May 25, 2012 12:20 am

Got some bigger tires for the rear 22x11 Knobbys
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Cut up the front axle so it would flex
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This is with stock front tires
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Test fit some bigger tires, gonna take a lot of trimming to make them work with no lift
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Mounted the rear tires there tight
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Next thing I need to do is extend the rear axle shafts and the front spindles to space the tires out. Weld a hitch on the back. Cant wait to ride it again specially after all this
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PostSubject: Re: JD Sabre "My Big Green Tractor"   Fri May 25, 2012 4:20 am

don't mean to burst ur bubble but that transaxle will not last long
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PostSubject: Re: JD Sabre "My Big Green Tractor"   Fri May 25, 2012 6:39 am

What transaxle is in it?
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PostSubject: Re: JD Sabre "My Big Green Tractor"   Mon May 28, 2012 6:39 pm

Yeah from what I hear that hydrostatic transaxle is going to burn up, but it hasent yet. Ive pulled a 3/4ton suburban and a boat with that mower and it hasent died yet. Im just going to keep rocking it untill it does kick the bucket. When it does I have a locked up Peerless 820 for it.
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