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    12-18-2014, 10:28 PM
    KentT replied to a thread Lights in Power Trac
    I ordered a pair for my PT - one of my four is blown. Thought I'd put these up under the ROPS and leave two good originals down low. May not get...
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    12-18-2014, 11:22 AM
    KentT replied to a thread Lights in Power Trac
    If you're looking for the more traditional round-looking LEDs, check out these on eBay: 2X 27W LED Work Light Round Flood Beam Off Road Driving...
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    12-14-2014, 11:23 PM
    JJ -- I already said my failures could be attributed to operator error. I don't know what more I can say -- nor do I understand the point of your...
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    12-14-2014, 11:28 AM
    Exactly.... The first time I damaged my PT was with the original 12.5ci wheel motors when I was moving quickly, scooping up and hauling tree...
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    12-13-2014, 09:58 PM
    LOL... I'd forgotten all about breaking the rollover. That happened when I was running the 22ci Char-Lynn wheel motors and the minihoe. The 28ci ones...
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    12-13-2014, 08:01 PM
    Exactly -- you cannot provide both maximum power (torque, based on pressure) and speed (based on flow) with the stock engines... I would caution...
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    12-13-2014, 07:51 PM
    The pump would bypass based on pressure, not volume, so it has no real relationship to speed in normal use. It would bypass (if at all) in the...
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    12-13-2014, 01:29 PM
    I understand JJ's point, IF we were dealing with fixed displacement pumps, matched closely to the output power of the engine... But, since the...
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    12-10-2014, 03:41 PM
    I guess I was a bit hasty with my statement -- I meant no external bypass valves in the wheel motor circuits. I have no clue what's inside the...
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    12-09-2014, 12:06 PM
    My old PT-425 doesn't have relief valves nor case drains...
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    12-09-2014, 12:03 PM
    KentT replied to a thread EH72FI surging in Power Trac
    One way I've successfully found leaks around intake gaskets and such is to use a spray bottle of water while the engine is running. Carefully spray...
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    12-04-2014, 12:37 PM
    KentT replied to a thread POWER TRAC PT 180 in Power Trac
    AFAIK, the new 425s have 14.3ci White CE-series wheel motors with bolt-on wheel motor boxes, while the PT-422s have White RS-series 12.5ci wheel...
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    12-04-2014, 12:23 PM
    Only thing that comes to mind is to pull a turning plow...
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    12-04-2014, 12:21 PM
    KentT replied to a thread Buying Advice What you should have ordered from PT in Power Trac
    I don't have any experience with the 14.3ci wheel motors on new 425s, but asking them to upgrade to larger wheel motors may be something to consider,...
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    12-04-2014, 12:09 PM
    Yep, we need details, details, details... My Kohler CH25 is approaching 1200 hours, and now puffs smoke on startup. I know I'm abusing it on...
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About KentT
East TN native, I spent 27 years in the AF, and several more in industry, before coming back home...
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Sevierville, TN
Old garden tractors
Real Name:
Kent Thomas
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
Power Trac PT 425
Rock & grapple buckets, mini-hoe, rake, finish & roughcut mowers, blade, boxblade
Lot Size:
12.25 acres
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Homeowner (11-20 acres)


Power Trac PT-425 w/numerous attachments
Allis-Chalmers B-210 w/several attachments
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