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PostSubject: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 10:39 am

New tractor project.

Some back story..

my grandfather aquired this in the mid 70s. It was dropped off for him to repair and never picked up.

He used it has his personal tractor up until the day he passed. Since then the only time it has moved was when we picked it up with the boom pole of out farm tractor and moved it to the fence line.
mY grandpa fixed mowers for many many years, and my uncle owns a mower race track so there are tons of old tractors laying around between the two. I drug the suburban out of the weeds and brought it home.


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Will get some bumpers, a winch, the 26" rear tires, and 22" fronts, with a welded transaxle.




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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 6:42 pm

Slightly jealous. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 7:58 pm

Nice find. I kind of wish mine had that frame that accepts the mule drive. Looks like you've got a few sears projects lined up.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 8:48 pm

I picked up 7 parts tractors the other day. Should have enough to keep this one going for awhile
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 8:57 pm

^^Oh now that just showing off.... lol.
Id like to get a couple parts tractors. Or atleast some spare transaxles. Thinking about locking one, hate to have it blow up and not have replacement parts.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 11:14 pm

I'm going to attempt a weld next week. I've welded plenty of truck axles so I shoukd be fine, but I've got a few spares incase
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 9th 2015, 8:36 pm

https://vimeo.com/127376352

Well it started got some fine tuning to do but it's a start
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 9th 2015, 8:50 pm

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https://vimeo.com/127376352

Well it started got some fine tuning to do but it's a start
It sounds pretty good, are you planning on a pulley swap or are you leaving it stock?
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 9th 2015, 10:03 pm

It has a 5" pulley on the motor already.

Ran about 12 mph on the 23" tires.

The larger tires will speed that up some.

If I want to go fast I'll get on the racing mower. speed isn't a priority for the trails well be on
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 10th 2015, 8:13 am

Our racers run 60mph. I've had a woods mower that did 20 in the past and it doesn't do much good when you are in low range 1st gear crawling rocks and creek beds anyhow
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Test fit of the 26" rears and 22" fronts.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 10th 2015, 1:22 pm

What kinda Honda quad do you have there in the back ground?
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 10th 2015, 2:31 pm

Trx 250x and a polaris sportsman 500
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 11th 2015, 9:24 pm

Dropped the transaxle to make it a posi.
Put fenders and seat on from one of the parts tractors.

Recentered a set of 10" atv wheels using the centers from a set of 8" tractor wheels.

Rear sits 39" wide, front sits at 40" and 22" tires clear full steer and full axle pivot.

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 11th 2015, 10:11 pm

Thing looks pretty nice. Being all level and not super wide in the front unlike mine. lol. Thought that dog was fake till i saw the leash. tongue

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 12th 2015, 6:13 am

That's his thibring spot
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 13th 2015, 8:00 pm

Putting a 14hp clone motor on

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 15th 2015, 9:52 pm

To fit the 14 horse in had to remove the fuel tank and battery tray.

This is where I'll be mounting the battery.

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Had to notch the grille to clear the air box. This side was already cut by my grandpa to clear the air filter of the 10hp briggs I took off so no harm no foul.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 16th 2015, 9:01 am

that's looking nice and them kind of motors are great
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Nice, should be plenty of reliable power. Electric start too.

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 16th 2015, 12:31 pm

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Trans axle is back in and is "locked"

Final width measurements are 37" in the rear and 39.5 in the front.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 16th 2015, 8:20 pm

those harbor freight engines are great motors looking good so far
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 16th 2015, 8:23 pm

That thing looks fun. I can't wait to start working on my two sears when I have two arms
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 Icon_minitimeMay 16th 2015, 9:22 pm

Hope to have it under its own power tommorrow. It will be getting bunpers and a winch but I can do them later. For now I want to get on some trails
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