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PostSubject: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeThu Jan 08, 2015 10:19 pm

Hey'all. I've been lurking at around for a little while now, and thought I owe y'all a hello. Kinda new to atlt's, but what I've seen y'all do with 'em is wild. Got a '96 Murray pan chassis I'm looking to turn into a trail/hunting machine. Biggest holdups are cost of tires and the hydro tranny is wore out. I'll post pics as soon as I figure out how from android.
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PostSubject: Re: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeFri Jan 09, 2015 6:13 am

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It was a bit of a challenge, but here are a few pics of my starting point. My goal is to have it at least functioning by October for the beginning of bow season.
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PostSubject: Re: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeFri Jan 16, 2015 9:45 am

Welcome! Looks like a solid starting platform... Those Murray pans are practically indestructible.

FYI most don't care for hydro transaxles because you cant really speed them up without risking burning them up.

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PostSubject: Re: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeFri Jan 16, 2015 10:25 am

Thank you for the welcome. My intent is to swap a manual tranny into it, but I'm having a hard time finding a scrap yard that doesn't shred everything same day.
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Welcome to the forum Very Happy and check craigslist you might come across one on there
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PostSubject: Re: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeTue Jan 20, 2015 11:10 am

Craftsman1998,

Nice looking Shepherd you got there! Your picture certainly grabbed my eye. Can't wait to get a GS of my own that can bark and growl at me as I play on my tractors.
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Craftsman1998,

Nice looking Shepherd you got there! Your picture certainly grabbed my eye. Can't wait to get a GS of my own that can bark and growl at me as I play on my tractors.

Thanks shes 3 years old now and she loves hanging around my tractors i think this winter i might let her in the garage with me. and maybe train her to grab me wrenches lol.
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PostSubject: Re: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeWed Jan 21, 2015 4:38 pm

Welcome! Are you sure that tractor is a hydro? I'd imagine its a vari-drive setup. Its possible that it's a hydro though, I had a old dynomark "by noma" (noma being made by mtd lol) that had a 5 speed spicer, and the worst clutch you've ever seen.
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PostSubject: Re: hello from central bama.   hello from central bama. Icon_minitimeWed Jan 21, 2015 6:20 pm

I've had the tranny out before and there are no extra belts and pulleys on top. Just one belt to the motor. It also has a plastic reservoir full of hydro fluid sticking out the back.
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