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    Ditto...but Walbro's do make good paper weights...

    Ditto...but Walbro's do make good paper weights in the shop.
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    After you write your post, click on Go Advanced...

    After you write your post, click on Go Advanced and follow your nose...same with pix, I believe. But don't know what format your vid should be...probably mpeg4.
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    Well, DOH! as Homer would say. Found some pix of...

    Well, DOH! as Homer would say. Found some pix of a 317 repower/cleanup online with good pix and looks like I'll have the access I need to check the linkage after I remove the hydro fan shroud/guard....
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    "Something often missed is the plate attached to...

    "Something often missed is the plate attached to the shaft coming out of the hydro. The hole in the shaft and/or the plate can get elongated and give you a few thousandths slop. A few here & there...
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    I wish Tejas would go back to funding mandatory...

    I wish Tejas would go back to funding mandatory driver's ed in all the schools...letting people memorize the written test they find posted online and using Grand Theft Auto video game as driver...
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    Got the fluid & filter changed today, and the...

    Got the fluid & filter changed today, and the vent line repaired, too. Turns out I do have the right size/length clevis pin after all...some time at the JD parts counter provided the answer. And it...
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    Ditto...keep us updated.

    Ditto...keep us updated.
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    If any more hard winter shows up down here, I'll...

    If any more hard winter shows up down here, I'll send it your way in Mason jars. I'm liking the milder temps this year because I have to work when it gets bad...roads close but the Nascar Neds around...
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    Sometimes old carbs are just too far gone or have...

    Sometimes old carbs are just too far gone or have been bodged too many times by POs. Don't feel bad if you have to replace it, what counts is getting the fitment and linkage right so your engine can...
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    Given that the deck looks like it has never been...

    Given that the deck looks like it has never been off, I will probably raise the rear end and pull both back wheels/tires off to have access to a drain point...good to know about the rear fill tube....
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    Right now I'm using the 317 as a professor...to...

    Right now I'm using the 317 as a professor...to teach me more about the 300-series tractors. Just finished up a 316, but don't really care for the Onan as compared to Kohlers. I've got a 322 in the...
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    War...as my long-departed granddad used to say....

    War...as my long-departed granddad used to say. Meaning a good length of strong wire and then twisted tight...if you're dead set on not pulling the engine to fix the stripped aluminum.
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    5. Drive tractor 30-50 feet, change direction and...

    5. Drive tractor 30-50 feet, change direction and repeat 3 or 4 times.
    Repeat only step five right? Move a distance, change direction for same distance 3-4 times?

    Yeah I read your posts about...
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    iSaveTractors.com might be able to provide some...

    iSaveTractors.com might be able to provide some at a decent price.
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    Nice, did you document your repower on this...

    Nice, did you document your repower on this forum? Always looking for brain food.
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    Nice catch, picked up a 317 myself a couple of...

    Nice catch, picked up a 317 myself a couple of months ago...really like it. Good luck with yours.
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    JD 317 update & hydro Q's...

    Got a chance to check the hydro linkage on my new-to-me/used JD 317 that I acquired recently. It has a nasty habit of accelerating on its own in F or R under any amount of throttle...especially if...
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    I think most folks who live north of OKC or even...

    I think most folks who live north of OKC or even Tulsa regularly see a buttload of snow most years, if we are going by gallonage alone. Which brings to mind...what is gallonage anyway?:read:
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    And yet no photos?!:nada:

    And yet no photos?!:nada:
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    Down here where it almost never snows more than...

    Down here where it almost never snows more than 1-3" at a time, a skiff is just enough to blanket the hood of your vehicle parked outside...stays longer than the stuff on the ground that almost...
  21. Sweet...so the learning to chase cats thing is...

    Sweet...so the learning to chase cats thing is already covered at home. You can focus on the real skills...shop and fishing stuff.
  22. Yeah that's a sweet family assignment. Got any...

    Yeah that's a sweet family assignment. Got any pups around? Crucial asset with little ones IMO. Nice work on the shop...enjoy your diversion time.
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    Will any of it turn by hand? If not you're...

    Will any of it turn by hand? If not you're looking at scrap IMO...start at $500 for both after you make a closer inspection.
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    Nice herd...I always seem to run out of daylight...

    Nice herd...I always seem to run out of daylight before I can get mine lined for a photo, but spring is coming.
  25. Err on the side of caution when going up 8 feet,...

    Err on the side of caution when going up 8 feet, you can bounce a little from 4 feet but not so much from 8 feet...don't ask how I know this. Every time I reconsider such my healed left panel of ribs...
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