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    04-23-2017, 07:53 PM
    BobRip replied to a thread PT 422 hard to start in Power Trac
    Maybe 50 hours on plugs. Certainly the plugs were oil fouled. I am going to buy 8 next week and just replace as needed. It needs a new engine,...
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    04-22-2017, 08:37 AM
    BobRip replied to a thread PT 422 hard to start in Power Trac
    He did not know why. Just plugs today cannot be adequately cleaned. I had this happen on a V8 many ago. The engine flooded, cleaning did not work...
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    04-22-2017, 08:08 AM
    BobRip started a thread PT 422 hard to start in Power Trac
    I have been having more and more trouble getting my model year 2000 PT 422 started. It has about 1100 hours on it and is using a lot of oil. I...
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    03-29-2017, 10:20 AM
    I don't know if this is revelant but my 422 would have less torque when hot. It came with 5w30 transmission oil. I changed it to 15w50 Mobil 1...
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About BobRip

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About BobRip
Location (City, State):
Powhatan Va.
Learning new capabilities, energy conservation, electronics, automotive repair, fixing anything, woo
Electrical Engineer
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
2000 Power Trac 422
Minihoe, 4 in 1 bucket, grappling bucket, light material bucket, lawn roller made from aerator, fork lift, trencher, stump grinder, bush hog, potato plow, trailer towing attachment, two inch back receiver, boom poles
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10 acres 9 in woods, some in swamps
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Homeowner (1-10 acres)


Bob Rip
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