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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:21 am

yeah i think it was the diff that exploded like that , the diffs on peerless 930s is the weak link for me. the clusters were fine and input gears were fine. Since i got the 2300 i am thinking about putting it in this one so i stop breaking trannys, does anyone know if you can shift on the fly with a 2300 without grinding gears?
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:28 am

I've never driven my 2300 but the nature of the way it works, I think you have to come to a complete stop to shift. I also don't know how you could find a gear in it while you are driving, lol.
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:35 am

huh. its a three speed right?
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:42 am

IDK if it's universal, but mine is a 4 speed. First is way out of the way, very weird.

You can see in this how hard it is to actually put it in the position it needs to be in, so I doubt that you could find a gear while driving. The first gear I go into is first, btw.
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:31 am

Huh that's weird . Idk If mine is like that
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:33 am

I think shifting on the fly has everything to do with getting the input shaft speed just right which you can easily do with the gas pedal. Friday night when I put the gas pedal on my wheel horse I shifted 1,2, 3 on the fly in high range with no grinding.
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:45 am

A 2300 is a sliding geear transaxle other wise know as a "crashbox" which meas no gears are meshing when in neutral unlike a constant mesh transaxle. My Peerles 600's are semi-sliders and they shift in the go just fine, so I would assume the 2300's would work about the same way. But I've never driven a tractor with one, so who knows. Haha

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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:11 pm

So basically like a full sized tractor. Will probably take apart the 820 today and clean up the 2300 but I am not disassembling it unless there's something broken , slight amount of water came out but it wasn't much and the gears are smooth and all the shafts turn freely so I might just fill it up with some motor oil and gasoline to clean it up the drain it again and put in some synthetic gear oil.
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:13 pm

What's the deal with the shifter? Has it been removed or just cut off at the shifter cup?

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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:09 pm

I looks like it was cut off, but I have the shifter from the old 2300 that I had that was rusted out and I just put it in and it works . It is a 4 speed, all the gears are smooth and the bearings feel healthy and nice. There was more water than I thought, but the rust inside isnt bad at all and the gears I could see look dirty but not rusted away.

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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:44 pm

looks like more yummy soup! That’s good that the bearings feel good at all the shafts rotate .
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:02 pm

Yummy?!?!?!

It's a pretty easy transaxle to bust apart and wire wheel the internals back clean. I had to do that for the Kal project I am working on.

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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:43 pm

Well the hubs are the biggest issue. They are cast iron and the shafts are steel. Not wanting to break them. I think I will leave it together.
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:55 pm

Well I already busted the fnr. Apparently it didn't like something I did to it and forward doesn't work now. But it still drifts I reverse !!!!! Lol I flew off of it once or twice and had it up on two wheels for awhile , pretty sketchy but fun.
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:25 am

lmao well that didn't take long. You know you have to push in the clutch when you shift right?
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:16 pm

Shift? There wasn't anyshidring involved lol . It's forward or reverse . And the linkages are nonexsistant
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PostSubject: Re: 2003 heavily modified Murray Off-road tractor    Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:21 pm

Man you and transaxles just don't get a long very well.
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