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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
    Ok People Does this look normal the front clutch was making a grinding noise when not engaged and would stop making noise when it was engaged when I went to adjust the gap on the clutch the nuts were barley on far enough to hold it all together when I pulled it apart I found that the springs...
  3. Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    I have a JD 430 garden tractor, and when I was mowing yesterday, the deck would suddenly stop. Occasionally the engine would cough when it happened. If I disengaged the front PTO and then reengaged it, it would run fine for a period of time, sometimes for only a few seconds, sometimes for 20-30...
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