Red, White And Blue Garden Tractor
Your readers might be interested in my red, white and blue garden tractor. I got a Sears Craftsman from a friend for free. It wasn't running and I was going to scavenge parts off it but then I decided it wasn't in too bad shape and maybe I could fix it. I first decided to paint it and, as you can see, I got a little carried away. Then I extended both rear axles and the front spindles. I put big tires all around and made front fenders out of rear fenders from another tractor. I got the 10 hp. motor running and then read an article in FARM SHOW about someone who made a little tractor that ran 45 mph. So I changed pulleys on the transaxle and on the motor so that this little tractor now runs 45 mph and even does wheelies.
I've had a lot of fun building and driving it. Other than labor, I've spent only about $75 for belts, pulleys, and paint. (Lynn Beccue, 7525 W. 700 N., Fair Oaks, Ind. 47943 ph 219 866-8780)
Click here to download page story appeared in.
Click here to read entire issue
To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here
to register with your account number.