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PostSubject: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeJuly 30th 2013, 3:17 pm

I know it might be hard to tell but is this belt to tight for a mtd lawn tractor cause in park it still moves


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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeJuly 30th 2013, 3:53 pm

How much does it move? like at a creep or full blown moving? If so tighten your brakes very slightly and drive it around.. It'll stretch you belt just enough to run well.. I know with my pony it runs on a 69 and 1/2 belt factory.. so i buy a 69 and strech it.. We actually have a trailer we load up and pull up hill.. stretched in an hour or so faster if its loaded more.. Better off to just run it until it stops.. The faster you stretch it.. the faster the belt stops working for u.. MTDs you must be patient with them.. But they arent bad..
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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeJuly 30th 2013, 4:01 pm

K thanks and it kinda moves like it is in first gear if that tells you anything
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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeJuly 30th 2013, 4:46 pm

Def go bigger only an inch tho..
if an inch bigger is too big just stretch that one..
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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeJuly 30th 2013, 5:39 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeAugust 9th 2013, 10:09 am

Anybody have ideas on rebuilding clutch on mtd lawn tractor
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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeAugust 9th 2013, 3:27 pm

Kody6 wrote:
Anybody have ideas on rebuilding clutch on mtd lawn tractor
Geared tranny? does it have vari drive?

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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeAugust 9th 2013, 4:07 pm

First question no second question yes
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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeAugust 9th 2013, 4:10 pm

Kody6 wrote:
First question no second question yes
When my mtd had vari drive my clutch never worked, it would slow down to a crawl but not stop. I might have put the belt on wrong but I gave up on it.

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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeAugust 9th 2013, 4:50 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeSeptember 7th 2013, 9:05 pm

Now I want to get a centrifugal clutch for my tractor but I am not sure witch one i need. i want a five inch pulley and I don't think they make five inch pulleys would you be able to weld one one also is it a good idea for a racing mower
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PostSubject: Re: Mtd lawn tractor    Mtd lawn tractor  Icon_minitimeSeptember 7th 2013, 10:59 pm

the vari drive/FNR i have now creeps. if i put it in neutral, the tranny spools up, and when i shift into foreward, it jerks foreward about a foot. same in reverse. not sure there is a fix for it
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