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What did you do to your tractor today? #4683410
03/03/18 05:21 PM
03/03/18 05:21 PM
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NC
Matagonka Offline OP
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I checked the oil and filter, and then mowed the yard. Some grass is starting to get taller.

Re: What did you do to your tractor today? [Re: Matagonka] #4683412
03/03/18 05:27 PM
03/03/18 05:27 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
Nothin! It's 45f and drizzling.


02 Wrangler carlube 5w30
87 F250 traveler 15w40
07 fjcruiser Chevron 10w30
Z400 castrol T 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor 15w40
Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4683434
03/03/18 05:42 PM
03/03/18 05:42 PM
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Indiana
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Indiana
Originally Posted By: Matagonka
What did you do to your tractor today?


Complained about it's flat tire.


03 Jeep WJ 4.0 202k Castrol Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 186k M1 0w40 Mahle OX149D
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 153k Synpower 5w30 Supertech ST3980 (Ecore)

Re: [Re: dlundblad] #4683436
03/03/18 05:47 PM
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Matagonka Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: dlundblad
Originally Posted By: Matagonka
What did you do to your tractor today?


Complained about it's flat tire.



Hahaha, I forgot. Inflated the 2 flat tires as well.

Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4683508
03/03/18 06:52 PM
03/03/18 06:52 PM
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Kalifornia Kollective
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Kalifornia Kollective
Left it in the shed. Raining, and snowing just a few hundred feet above us ...


Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.
Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4683571
03/03/18 07:36 PM
03/03/18 07:36 PM
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Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
For the lawn tractor I still have to tube the other rear tire... But mowing season is probably almost 2 months away.


07 Focus ZXW, 5spd manual, 218km M1 5W30
18 Outback 2.5 CVT 15km 0W20
Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4683579
03/03/18 07:46 PM
03/03/18 07:46 PM
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Ga
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Ga
I broke 2 vertebrae and blew a disc so I just had spinal fusion. It'll be 6 weeks before I'm able to do anything at all. I'm miserable...

Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4683596
03/03/18 08:01 PM
03/03/18 08:01 PM
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Florida, Cape Coral
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Florida, Cape Coral
Put a battery maintainer on to top the battery off.


CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)
Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4683675
03/03/18 09:46 PM
03/03/18 09:46 PM
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in the shop
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in the shop
I thought about it, but that's it... Grass is still at least a month out maybe more. Still have the battery maintainer on the riding mower and have a " to do" list for the tractor. Drain and fill the transmission/hydraulic fluid, checks the axles, and change the oil. It was almost 70 here today but I had to work...


2016 Nissan Versa S 1.6L
2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i
2019 Ford F250 6.7L CCSB

Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4684431
03/04/18 06:28 PM
03/04/18 06:28 PM
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Posts: 2,101
West Michigan
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West Michigan
1988 Toro Wheel Horse 310-8. Changed engine oil, air filter, transaxle gear lube, new spark plug, new fuel filter and fuel lines.

1996 John Deere GT-275. Took the snow plow off, sharpened blades on the deck and put it on the tractor.

Got a good month or so yet before grass cutting season starts. I enjoy being the first in my neighborhood to cut grass.

Last edited by HM12460; 03/04/18 06:29 PM.


2018 Chevy Colorado



Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4685899
03/06/18 05:01 AM
03/06/18 05:01 AM
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N.Ohio
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N.Ohio
Cleaned all the sparrow droppings of of it.


The "thinking" man's friend.
Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4686031
03/06/18 08:54 AM
03/06/18 08:54 AM
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Guilford, CT
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Guilford, CT
My tractor is hibernating for the winter in the shed. I won't be touching it until the spring, and I'm NOT looking forward to that day. I love the tractor, but I HATE yard work.


2006 Ford Ranger Sport
1992 Honda Accord EX
2004 Honda CR-V LX
1994 Ford Bronco XLT (project)
2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV (wife's)
Re: [Re: Eddie] #4686171
03/06/18 11:19 AM
03/06/18 11:19 AM
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Minnesota
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Minnesota
Originally Posted By: Eddie
Put a battery maintainer on to top the battery off.


x2

Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4758249
05/15/18 07:53 PM
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NC
Matagonka Offline OP
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Cleaned the deck, pumped the tires, checked oil.

Re: [Re: Matagonka] #4758377
05/16/18 02:20 AM
05/16/18 02:20 AM
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T-County, Ohio
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T-County, Ohio
I don't have one, but I do the maintenace on my Mother-in-law's John Deere X475 garden tractor. Last weekend I unhitched the plow and put the 54" deck back on. Gotta replace one of the arms that holds the anti-scalping wheels on because one of the wheels went MIA near the end of last fall. Also lubed the tractor and deck pulleys with Mystik JT-6 red grease. Still have to change the oil and filter. Put on new iar filter and pre filter. And gonna get a set of new plugs for it. Still runs great, as it should. It's a 2005 with only 500 hours on it.

L8R,
Matt


2010 Chrysler Sebring Touring 173.8k
Valvoline MaxLife 5w30/Fram Ultra filter

2017 Hyundai Elantra SE 21.8k
Pennzoil Platinum 5w30/Fram Ultra filter
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