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​Guide to Buying and Restoring Vintage Garden Tractors Part 1

Guide to Buying and Restoring Vintage Garden Tractors Part 1Are you interested in a mechanical oriented project? Do you love old Farm Tractors but don’t have the space to work on one? Do you love the rural lifestyle but live in suburbia? If this is you, then working on a Vintage Garden Tractor is the perfect hobby!Vintage Garden Tractors provide the perfect outlet [...]

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7 Tools you need to rebuild your Vintage Kohler K Engine

So you have purchased your internal engine parts for your Vintage Kohler K Engine. Now what?Time to make sure you have the specialized tools to do the job. Here are 7 tools you'll need if you plan on rebuilding your Kohler K Engine.From Left to Right1. Piston Ring Compression ToolThis tool compresses the piston rings so [...]

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Don't let Mice Destroy Your Engine!

I was recently asked to diagnosis an engine failure for an engine from my Mother in Law. It was a 14HP Briggs and Stratton Intek Engine in a Craftsman Lawn Tractor made by American Yard Products.It was clear to me that the engine broke the connecting rod.After removing the engine from the Tractor and removing [...]

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Transaxle Trouble in Vintage Garden Tractors

Hi Vintage Garden Tractor Enthusiast!This week we have a customer machine in the shop. Our customer's complaint was he just bought this "restored" 1970's Wheel Horse Raider 10 Garden Tractor, and the transmission would only shift into 1st gear and Reverse and even then he had a hard time shifting it.Our customer opted to just [...]

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Small Engine Rebuilding Tips and Failure Analysis

Today we were performing a small engine failure anaylsis on a Kohler Magnum 20HP Opposed Twin Engine. A customer who ran the engine on Vermeer Stump Grinder had another mechanic rebuild the engine, and it failed on the first run of the stump grinder.He brought another Kohler Engine to us to rebuild and we successfully [...]

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Welcome to the new iSaveTractors Website!

We are so excited to launch our newly re-designed website and store! Please look around, check out some of our articles, videos, and products!We have a full schedule for the remainder of the year and will be adding inventory, photos, videos, how to's and articles so please check back weekly!iSaveTractors is setting out to be [...]

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