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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 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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I originally measured it at 6 inches. I cut it down to aeound 3 inches tall now. That lowers the seat, which ultimately puts you closer to the clutch pedal, and lowers center of gravity. Its deep enough i can still keepmy strap back there
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeOctober 3rd 2018, 9:04 pm

Dang I need to update tbis thread... Oh wait it's a sears not much. To update its still being romped hard.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeOctober 3rd 2018, 11:21 pm

Holy thread revital! I love the old 68's! Even though I have a 75 and 77.


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2018, 12:12 am

Nice to see another update. Looking forward to seeing some video of the upcoming romp!


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2018, 11:49 am

I just read through the thread and I'm excited to see this tractor in action at the upcoming romp!

You ended up swapping in another transaxle but with welded pinion gears instead?
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2018, 2:54 pm

Ive had a few differant transaxles in.

Current one is flipped and welded gears.

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Since the last update a year ago I've had to replace another trans and I've swapped tires as well as a different front bumper that I found lying in the woods at my new house.

Sometime this Winter or early Spring I will be swapping out the engine for a fresh one as well as doing some other needed repairs and upgrades68 suburban 10 - Page 6 20191111
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 8th 2019, 9:36 am

Nice to see an update on the ol' girl. Looking forward to seeing the upgrades!


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 8th 2019, 11:20 am

I like those rear tires. Redzz02 had those on his mud dynamark for a couple years but they were much narrower
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I ha e some 9 inch wide ones too.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 9th 2019, 10:13 am

What happened to the trans?
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Went for a ride yesterday other than my smoking worn out engine the tractor did great.

As for the last trans it was one I pieced together using 3 broken ones with busted spiders. My welds failed that were replacing them

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Looks like I'll be swapping that engine soon than planned.

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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 12:29 pm

Did Carl get new rear tires for Ol' Red?? *gasp* He never even gave us a thread update!!  No

Kinda hard to tell in the picture there, but did the engine blow something out of the top of the block? Looks like a hole there.


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I was wondering if that was a hole?

Looks like everyone is going swamper vampires.


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 1:13 pm

He borrowed them from redzzz02 for the day.

Yes, it shot a rod right through the top and dented the bottom of the gas tnnk.

It's been smoking and low on power for a few rides now and had a slight knock Saturday.

I pulled the govna bypass one to many times I guess. Blew apart trying to cross my "pond"
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 1:37 pm

Aah okay, I thought Carl was holding out on us or something, haha.

Sounds like some pretty wild engine carnage. But if it was that worn out I guess it's not really a huge loss or anything.

What do you have planned for the new engine?


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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 1:41 pm

I have an identical one sitting in the floor. Just want to do some other mods while engine is off since been putting it off
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 6:23 pm

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As for the last trans it was one I pieced together using 3 broken ones with busted spiders.  My welds failed that were replacing them


So not a fault of the trans thats a good thing. Someday, maybe... Ill get my SS12 built. I plan on using a solid axle in it.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 6:58 pm

I think I'm in my 4th trans. First failed from flipped gears. 2nd I rolled it hard and bent the axle. 3rd one didnt care for a 20 mile trip in high, 3rd running 20+mph and ate itself apart from the inside.
The last one was from piecing the 1st two togather to make one.
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 7:29 pm

Thats not very encouraging... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 7:38 pm

Simply put most folks dont put these things through what we do. Typical romps will never break one It takes alot to break a properly welded 633. It's common to just ones with flipped gears though
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 11th 2019, 7:43 pm

Is the welded bits the issue? I dont plan on there being much, if any welded bits if I can help it.


I may have to harass you for some ideas when I finally get around to doing something with mine. 68 suburban 10 - Page 6 1098998679
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PostSubject: Re: 68 suburban 10   68 suburban 10 - Page 6 Icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2019, 5:43 pm

I've only had one break due to welds.
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