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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2017, 9:19 am

I built it out of angle iron I had laying around, and an old plastic tote.




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Didnt like how high my seat sat, so I cut 3 inches out of the mount.

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2017, 3:24 pm

This tractor looks so cool man!
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2017, 3:26 pm

Never, ever, under any circumstances, paint that tractor. That thing looks so good


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2017, 4:32 pm

No worries on that. I have thought about taking it apart and hitting it with a clear coat so that it stays this way. This is the exact way my grandfather left it and I will keep it painted like this as I can
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2017, 4:56 pm

What front tires are those? They're killer. The back tires look like they're really good in the mud too. Look almost like paddle tires
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2017, 5:20 pm

I honestly have no idea what the fronts are. Just some China special I found in ebay. They are 20x7x8 and where $28 shipped for both.

Rears creepy crawler found while at a junkyard and snagged them for me, again some Chinese off brand. I think we gave $50 or something like that for them
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeMarch 29th 2017, 5:52 pm

nothing much to update as of late.

I tried a gear flip in the trans instead of a weld and busted it the first trip out, so I need to replace a trans.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeMarch 29th 2017, 7:32 pm

That sux man... Hope you find one pretty cheap.


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I've got 4 laying here. Just need the motovation
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeMarch 29th 2017, 8:21 pm

CraftsmanQuad19 wrote:
What front tires are those? They're killer. The back tires look like they're really good in the mud too. Look almost like paddle tires

@offroadohio confirmed that the fronts were China specials, but they were copied from ITP XRC Holeshots, which aren't cheap. I recognized them from my SAE Baja racing days, when we would throw some serious money at the cars we built!
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As far as the clear coating of the tractor goes, it is risky. I am in the same boat with my Craftsman. I matte cleared the bottom of my rusty seat and it just ended up making the rust look unnatural. I think keeping the tractor stored someplace dry and out of the sun will keep it just the way it is for many years to come, that is what I decided to do with mine anyways.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJuly 9th 2017, 5:48 pm

Rolled thos tractor yesterday, broke spindle, bent rear axle, blew tire off the bead, beat up the sheet metal. But she will be fixed
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJuly 9th 2017, 8:14 pm

Ouch, must have been quite the roll. Hope you or the rider came out ok.


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJuly 9th 2017, 9:12 pm

You bent one of those rear axles?? Must've been quite the roll. No damage to the transaxle case?


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Case looks ok but i have 4 more 633 transaxles. So no this be another one for parts.

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJuly 9th 2017, 11:14 pm

affraid

WOW, that is some serious damage!


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJuly 9th 2017, 11:23 pm

Wow! I didnt think the old Sears garden tractor could break that much hahaha. Ah she's still a tough old girl!


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeJuly 10th 2017, 12:31 am

Wow!

That moment you've been beaten at your own game...

I'd still drive that, lol
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I swapped a spindle on and droge it off the trailer. Just needs the axle swapped. Everyrhing else os cosmetic
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I need to fix this thing...
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeDecember 24th 2017, 10:11 pm

You gotta get her fixed soon Donnie. I can’t wait for a tractor group ride because riding alone is boring
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeDecember 27th 2017, 7:16 pm

thats a great idea, ive busted 2 old style spring mounts already.


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Nice trunk! I would never have thought of that one.


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeDecember 28th 2017, 6:36 am

Ive cut it down since then as it was to a bit tall but it has worked very nice
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 5 Icon_minitimeDecember 28th 2017, 8:33 am

donaldcon wrote:
Ive cut it down since then as it was to a bit tall but it has worked very nice


what was the hight you went with?
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