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    If you go for a new coil keep the old one. I...

    If you go for a new coil keep the old one. I used a propane torch to heat the steel housing and the old coil just fell out leaving a nice clean housing to rebuild.
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    I doubt that the ignition coil is the problem. ...

    I doubt that the ignition coil is the problem.

    If you were using the PTO I would suspect the PTO coil. Ohm meter and check resistance or pull it off and eyeball check.
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    Being 78 and having a low back fusion I find the...

    Being 78 and having a low back fusion I find the mower PTO couple / uncouple is easiest done on my back from behind.

    I can do the front PTO long shaft from the side but it is still easier from the...
  4. Maybe like the $ 450+ CD-ROM manual for the 318....

    Maybe like the $ 450+ CD-ROM manual for the 318.

    Even my local dealer didn't believe it was that much.
  5. Thread: Front Blade

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    Cad files sent

    Cad files sent
  6. Thread: Front Blade

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    I have a cad file of each of the four plates that...

    I have a cad file of each of the four plates that need to be cut, bent, drilled and welded

    Will also need a steel rod and the latch pins.

    Drawing is dementioned from a factory new 54 inch QH...
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    I always get the belt on the pulleys before I...

    I always get the belt on the pulleys before I hook up any of the mechanical lift arms etc.
    Also make sure the mule is properly set and working freely before you start.
    Also make sure you have a...
  8. Thread: Winter 2019/2020

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    Got about 5 plus inches in Quincy IL over the...

    Got about 5 plus inches in Quincy IL over the last few days. 318 and blade did a fine job on our hobby shop parking lot but it was brutally cold at 5 AM. No frost bite but three pauses to warm up in...
  9. If this a Quick Hitch blower I us a 34 inch belt...

    If this a Quick Hitch blower I us a 34 inch belt on the mule PTO.

    I have never found the belt listed on the JD site. One of my PTO mules was bought new from local JD dealer an did not include the...
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    Would it be possible to list the specs of the...

    Would it be possible to list the specs of the chute actuator you used.
    Link is broken to the ebay listing.

    I need to do two of my 46 blowers.

    Thanks
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    Coffman sp? starter was nice. Did not know that...

    Coffman sp? starter was nice. Did not know that they were used commercially on non aircraft engines.

    Read recently the the inventor had passed on just recently.
  12. Thread: 54C on a 420

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    What do the two uprights to the L & R of the...

    What do the two uprights to the L & R of the suction hose notch do?

    My acquired 54C has several extra pieces of steel plate welded to the hitch which I will torch off later but I haven't figured...
  13. OK today we had an hour or two of bright sunlight...

    OK today we had an hour or two of bright sunlight so I could work on the 455 outside. Found the lockout valve and closed it. Figured out the float position needed a hard push and then it started...
  14. Thread: 46 snowblower

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    My 46's are stored in heated area. Beside the...

    My 46's are stored in heated area. Beside the listed tricks above allow the blower to cool down to air temp before blowing snow.

    This eliminates the snow melting and collecting in the chute for...
  15. JD Hydro Fluid dye may help you find the leak...

    JD Hydro Fluid dye may help you find the leak
    Part Details
    Part Number: MT3668
    Part Price: 3.91 USD
    Description: FLUID, HYDRAULIC OIL DYE

    Deere uses a red dye in the hydraulic oil to help...
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    Would you please post the bundle part number for...

    Would you please post the bundle part number for the drive shaft.

    Local dealer is very confused as to what to order.
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    Just for future reference The QH and PTO for a...

    Just for future reference
    The QH and PTO for a 318 use a 34 inch belt.

    My local dealer could not find a belt listed for that combination, I could not either.

    Measured the pulleys and shaft to...
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    I have 3 318's with the same 46 blowers Dry...

    I have 3 318's with the same 46 blowers

    Dry cold snow will blow out to about a 40 foot radius and you can move forward fairly aggressive.
    Can also put snow on top of a 25 foot tall building.
    ...
  19. OK Thanks for the info This is a 2001 455 800+...

    OK Thanks for the info
    This is a 2001 455 800+ hours. I tried pushing hard forward to get it to lock in float. Maybe I am weak.

    One of my 318's the lever pivot was frozen solid, never been used...
  20. Thread: Winter 2019/2020

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    Let our Shih Tzu out at 3 AM. Light mist of rain....

    Let our Shih Tzu out at 3 AM. Light mist of rain.
    At 5 AM sleet like wet snow just starting to cover the ground.
    At 9 AM the streets have a thin coat of sleet / snow
    By 2 PM we have wet inch of...
  21. I it possible for you to post some pictures of...

    I it possible for you to post some pictures of the driveshaft or PM me for my email address.

    It sounds like what I need for my 455 QH.
  22. 455 where is the deck lift lock out and QH float in the down position

    Switched from mower deck to QH & blade today and did some blade work on a gravel drive at the farm

    Could not figure out how to float the blade

    Also need to find the lockout valve so blade...
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    Should be able to get Tygon tubing at any small...

    Should be able to get Tygon tubing at any small engine repair shops or any lawn mower / power tools shop.

    One other alternate source is a good local hobby shop which will have DuBro Tygon tubing...
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    Hearing trick for the hard of hearing

    I service about 10 computer servers all having at least 6 hard drives with high speed spindles 10K & 15K RPM

    I am totally deaf in the R ear and less than 50 percent in the left, almost no high...
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    I have also used https://www.tirechain.com/.No...

    I have also used https://www.tirechain.com/.No problems with fit or quality.

    I use chains with turf tires on 3 318 with QH blade & blower. Great traction but if you spin a wheel they will...
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