Cleanup and polishing

Got the garage a little more organized from the summer craziness tonight. Got the tractor moved into it’s winter rebuild home. A quick glance shows

  • Hydrostatic trans is leaking at one end
  • Mower spindle is making a lot of noise
  • Drive belt is cracked
  • Front wheel bushings shot
  • Front subframe bushing shot
  • Lower steering wheel bushing has excessive play
  • Tierod bushing are dead again
  • Engine leaking oil(l (looks like sump gasket)
  • Headlight switch missing
  • Tires cracking and worn
  • Front grill cracked which allows good to open too far
  • Excessive resistance in regulator to battery cable
  • Forward/reverse lever is really sloppy

I have a plan for most of it. Some upgrades and some replacement parts should do it.

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The paint is pretty rough but a little meguirs ultimate compound should clear it right up.

You can see the clean spot on the hood and just make out the extra shiny dirt on the headlight

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