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PostSubject: spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good?   spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good? Icon_minitimeNovember 22nd 2013, 9:26 am

5 SPEED TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY
New Spicer model 4360-149 transaxle. Originally made for riding mowers. CW rotation with 5/8" input shaft. 3/4" dia. axles with keyways and snap ring grooves. External disc brake. This is a tractor style rider transaxle. The input shaft must be in front of the axles.

SPECIFICATIONS
5 forward speeds, neutral and reverse
5/8" dia. input shaft
CW input rotation
Axles: 3/4" dia. x 5-3/4" long, keyed w/snap ring groove
Mounting centers: 1-3/4" x 13"
Overall dimensions 10-1/2"x32-3/4"x5-3/4"
Actual Shpg 35 lb.
Shipping 42 lbs (oversize)spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good? SPICER+5+SPEED+TRANSAXLE_S

this is on surplus center's web site. I want to put it in my Murray with a 12.5 hp and a 1:1 pulley ratio. do you think it will hold up?
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PostSubject: Re: spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good?   spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good? Icon_minitimeNovember 22nd 2013, 10:48 am

I'm running the same transaxle on my murray rer. It bolted right up to it so it probilly would bolt right up too your frame to. So far with a 6in engine pulley and a 3.5in transaxle pulley its doing ok but i'm not sure how long its gonna hold up. Depending on your tire size and with that pulley swap it should hold up though. Rigging up a shifter may be kinda hard though if you don't like the idea of having it on the left hand side.
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I know spicers break a lot more than other axles because of lower quality, but it probably would only break under more aggressive tires than stock, and turning posi.

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PostSubject: spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good?   spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good? Icon_minitimeNovember 22nd 2013, 11:28 am

cummins- my old transaxle had the shift shaft in the same spot, and I have the original front pulley and a 4 1/2" pulley on the trans, so it isn't quite 1:1, but it is close. Can you get the 5th gear ratio for me? just put the tranny in 5th and see how many turns of the input it takes for the wheels once.

red- I have 18" atv tires on it and I will probily just leave it open for a while until I see what it will do unlocked.
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PostSubject: spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good?   spicer 4360-149 transaxle any good? Icon_minitimeNovember 22nd 2013, 3:09 pm

I forgot to post the price! it is $74.95. that is pretty cheap if you ask me, as the new shift keys and 5th gear assembily is well over $120. do any of you know if spicers have bearing slots in them like peerlesses do?
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1997 Murray wrote:
cummins- my old transaxle had the shift shaft in the same spot, and I have the original front pulley and a 4 1/2" pulley on the trans, so it isn't quite 1:1, but it is close. Can you get the 5th gear ratio for me? just put the tranny in 5th and see how many turns of the input it takes for the wheels once.  

red- I have 18" atv tires on it and I will probily just leave it open for a while until I see what it will do unlocked.
I'll try to figure out the 5th gear ratio today. It may be a little hard though with it still in the mower lol. For price that is pretty cheap but on ebay you can get a brand new mst205 for around 150 shipped. I'd say that would be the better deal because they are stronger.
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thanks! I will look for one of those then.
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Brand New Transmission/Transaxle
Peerless Model MST 205-510D
Murray P/N 092847

5 Forward & 1 Reverse
Brake
Axle keyway & snap ring groove
Axle Diameter = 3/4"
Width = 30"
Replaces 930-012, 920-039, 205-510, 205-510A, 205-510B & 205-510C

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this what you where talking about?
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I found that the 5th gear ratio is 9:1
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I got the same one on the Deere ! Thing is sweet I have those atv tractor tires 18.5 in and has no problem with them, everything's tight on it, but I did have another spicer tranny crack the axle housing off one side like docs pic.... Lol
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GenevaCustoms wrote:
I got the same one on the Deere !  Thing is sweet I have those atv tractor tires 18.5 in and has no problem with them, everything's tight on it, but I did have another spicer tranny crack the axle housing off one side like docs pic.... Lol
I thought your one in the deere was a 6 speed?
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cumminsbayou wrote:
I found that the 5th gear ratio is 9:1
thanks man! wow that is a pretty high ratio.
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O.K. then I guess that it would be all right to use it in mine then. now I can use the mst in my lifted project.
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