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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFebruary 5th 2019, 7:55 pm

oh man they just fit , so beefy. a little rough on hard packed.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFebruary 5th 2019, 8:41 pm

Those look awesome.  They give the back a nice phat stance.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFebruary 5th 2019, 8:56 pm

thanks, ya it seem super stable now. ill have to test them out once it warms up a bit.

Now i need to work on front tires and a proper throttle
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFebruary 5th 2019, 9:11 pm

What don't you like about your throttle setup?
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFebruary 5th 2019, 9:24 pm

@Crazy_Carl the Brake lever for a thottle, its not strong enough when i wear boots and i want to rework the dual throttle mounts on the carb
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeApril 16th 2019, 12:18 pm

Oops lol tried to climb a rock pile made it the first 2 times then flipped over backwards. the big dent in the hood is me booting the tractor over so it wouldn't land on me.
fiberglass has a few cracks which i can fix



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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeApril 16th 2019, 12:34 pm

Hope you are OK! Glad there is nothing too serious with the damage to the tractor!

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeApril 17th 2019, 5:09 am

Oh no!  Poor tractor Sad It's nice to hear from you  @Buck
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeApril 17th 2019, 9:56 am

Whoops! Too bad about the damage to the hood and grille, but nice to see an update nonetheless. Also glad you made it out okay!

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeApril 19th 2019, 6:49 pm

thanks gents all ok a little bruised but good. i started to pull stumps again, man these tires dig.
i think its used more pulling my son out when he is stuck lol

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeApril 21st 2019, 7:11 am

@Crazy_Carl ya its been a bit, busy with work and these Kids atvs but

this summer my plan is to strip down the sears and paint it, make the electrical alot neater, add a volt gauge and integrate a battery disconnect and a few other things
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 19th 2020, 8:27 pm

Well I've been quite for a bit. Came across a engine now for the sears. The old sears needs some love
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 20th 2020, 10:45 am

Now that's a beefy looken Sears. I've heard mud lites are excellent for mud mowers. Quads on the other hand not that great. If I ever get my hands on a Sears mud lites are gonna have to go on it. There just mention be lol.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 20th 2020, 11:26 am

Ya forsure they are. In the mud there great. Plowing snow not so much. I put my old set on with chains. There are a little rough on the road but anything else your golden. Best thing I like about them is the stance the tractor stability is awesome.

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 20th 2020, 3:39 pm

I'm not sure if I want to use this engine in this tractor. There is going to be a few mods to make it fit and I like the look of the sears the way it is. But the other one i have i definitely wouldnt feel bad cutting up to make it fit
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2020, 4:20 pm

Would definitely have some guts if you did use that engine. Tractor looks good. Nifty exhaust system.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2020, 4:56 pm

@mr.modified ya I think it would too. Gotta do something with those old fire extinguishers. I can remember where I seen someone else do that. It might have been Doc
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2020, 10:55 pm

Yeah I think he used some propane tanks
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeOctober 31st 2021, 10:51 pm

Well ladies and gents its been awhile but I'm back in Eastern Ontario and lookie what I came across. New build coming soon
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I'd love to do a new sears build.  I know I have 2 of them now, but one is a aged hydro, and I have some sentimental attachment to my ST.  2 into 1 build, or a couple builds?  :-)

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 7 Icon_minitimeNovember 1st 2021, 8:14 am

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I'd love to do a new sears build.  I know I have 2 of them now, but one is a aged hydro, and I have some sentimental attachment to my ST.  2 into 1 build, or a couple builds?  :-)

What might be cool is a shaft drive conversion on a Sears…I’d really be interested in that thread! If you go that route I recommend a sunstrand hydro on a 2500, you get a top speed of 11 mph. That’s the end of my thread jack though lol

@Buck looking forward to seeing more!
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Welcome back! Nothing like a COUPLE suburbans to get the desire to build going again
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@MightyRaze I am going to build one for mud and maybe the other for a buddy.

@Rustbucket Garage a drives haft mower would be neat forsure.

@Dr Bob thanks that it does, lol I just wish I had a heated garage. I sold all my extra engines and parts before I moved so now I have to start all over again 😥

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I bought my first house and finally have a garage. Its huge, but no heater. Kerosene heaters, electric space heaters, and propane heaters. Gotta got warm up every so often with these Buffalo winters where I am or it gets COLD

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