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  1. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    I repowered my JD 318 (late 1980's) with a Honda GX620 v-twin about 8 or 9 years ago using parts from THE Co. It's been running like a champ and the engine is still strong but the front PTO finally quit. The old PTO is an Ogura (made in Japan) part # MA GT JD8CU1. It bolted right up to the...
  2. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Gents, Im trying to troubleshoot a starting issue, but before I can do so, the machine is stranded where the wife shut it off in the lawn. I put the control lever in the neutral detent and am trying to push/pull the machine to the shop but it acts like there is a hydraulic lock and the wheels...
  3. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Wont restart after dying, but starts right up after cooling off for 15 or 20 minutes. Did not do it with the snow blower over the winter. Any ideas? Probably spark? Thanks., Fred
  4. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    ok guys. I have a 318 with the powerflow and a 519 cart. I'm looking to fab my own hydraulic dump kit for it. Does anybody have the measurements of the brackets used to mount the cylinder?
  5. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Howdy all, I'm in the market for an older style John Deere to cut my yard (about an acre) but also wanting to add a loader to do some work around the place with. Researching the different models, I think a 318 or 332 would be best for the lawn work but I figure a 430 will handle a loader better...
  6. Want To Buy
    I just picked up a (new to me) 1983 318 from my brother-in-law who let it sit for a few years. I got it running and I am in the process of tuning it up and cleaning up the gunk on it. I would like to buy the 44 Loader for it, I have a lot of yard work coming up this spring. I know they...
  7. FOR SALE
    I've got a differential that came out of an '89 332. Nothing wrong with it, no leaks. I just upgraded to the 2-speed w/locker, now it sits on the floor needing a home. Average of top 8 results on ebay is $136 shipped, so I'll say $100 is my price. Located in SE Michigan. Willing to drive...
  8. John Deere and Allied Attachments
    Does anyone have any pictures or plans for a DIY cab for a 318 they would want to share? Wanting to possibly build one for my 318.
  9. FOR SALE
    This pile is left over from my father's estate, and sadly has been sitting in my office too long. Here's the list of what I have... $5+$1 shipping each, or 5 for $20+$3 shipping, or All for $60 + $7 shipping. Shipping prices are USPS Media Mail to lower 48. Brinley Garden Tractor...
  10. FOR SALE
    Located in Stamford, NY My tractor for the last 14 years.. it's been great, I need to go bigger/newer. M00313X488529 Looking for $2500 picked up for the whole package... will do $2400 for members here. https://oneonta.craigslist.org/for/d/stamford-1988-deere-318-mower-blower/6908858509.html...
  11. Want To Buy
    Hello, I am in need of a complete center spindle assembly for a 48" mower deck. I may be interested in a complete 48" or 50" inch deck but really just need the center spindle and pulley assembly. Thank you for the help :good: Cheers Rob
  12. FOR SALE
    Classic John Deere 332 Garden Tractor in excellent condition, with only 371 original hours. The 332 features a liquid cooled Yanmar diesel engine, hydraulic deck lift as well as 2 sets hydraulic remotes in the front for attachments, power steering, and a hydrostatic transmission. The 332 is the...
  13. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    The first time I got on my JD 318 tractor, I noticed that the steering wheel was very close to my crotch. I was not surprised due to my experience with other JD garden tractors, in fact, I had built a revised bracket for my 212. My plan was to do something similar for the 318. In searching on...
  14. FOR SALE
    I have a nice Snowblower, Cab, 2 sets of weights and 2 sets of chains. Asking $500 for the blower, $500 for the cab, $50 for each set of weights, and $50 for each set of chains. $1000 takes all real fast. If you buy all I'll throw in a real old, beat up, bent, cutting edge welded on, front...
  15. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    I have a jd 318 sitting with no engine, the ONAN was in pieces when I purchased it years ago. Photos of tractor later. I have been researching engines for sale and found these two I like.
  16. FOR SALE
    Hi Everyone, I have a 318 package for sale. I intended to keep it and invested quite a bit working out bugs. I have since decided I need a bigger tractor, so I am selling. Here are the details: $5,500 invested in John Deere 318 with 50" mower deck, lawn dethatcher and powerflow bagging...
  17. Want To Buy
    WTB John Deere Quik Tatch Quick Hitch for JD 330 BM18121 and/or Angling Kit BM18125. I am working on a project where I need the 300 Series (318/322/332) Quik Tatch Quick Hitch. If it happened to be attached to a 54" blade, I would be interested in that too, but mainly I am just looking for the...
  18. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Howdy all! AT my age I'm lucky to have a Grandfather who is not only still alive but still tears apart engines and puts things together. He called me tonight and stumped me with a problem. He has a 318 with the Onan P218. The last time it ran was the first startup for the Spring. We fired it...
  19. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    No luck with Search. This is a common problem that has been discussed here before I'm sure. If there is already a good post on troubleshooting steps I would appreciate a link. I already set the air gap at 0.018. I've tested both fuses. tractor starts easy. PTO doesn't engage. I've tested...
  20. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Last fall my 318 started to not want to start. No clicking, cranking ...nothing...crickets. Would need to turn the key on off over and over before it would get the starter to crank. Finally it just did nothing. After checking all safety switches and all were working, replaced ignition, still...
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