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    Re: Oil DRAIN PLUG TORQUE

    I'm a firm believer in using torque wrenches on everything.
    My advice to the OP is to call a dealer service department and find out, like i do when i need torque specs.
  2. Re: I want spray paint my chicken coop - need sprayer recommendations

    What you need for this is a airless sprayer. Using your compressor to apply paint wont give you the paint volume you're looking for and most of it will get lost in overspray. Like Eddy said, rent a...
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    Re: trailer plug replacement

    I always load up the plugs/pins heavily with Dielectric grease which has only one purpose, and that's to seal out moisture and prevent corrosion on electrical connectors. Works well and have never...
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    Re: Fluid Film now at Lowes

    Best stuff out there and at 9.99 at Lowes, is a good deal as well. Beats the pants off DW-40 all day long
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    Re: Enclosed trailers?

    If i was to buy one today, it be a Neo All Aluminum. Got a Pace and wouldn't recommend it..
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    Re: Self Install Carport

    Dont know which "outfits" you mean, but heck YES.....build it yourself and do use Sonotubes 4 feet deep, and go as big as you can.
    Sounds like you're thinking of a Kit, rather then buying lumber as...
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    I had the "whine" on my GR2120, took it back and had them check it out. Was told that the RPM is set higher then the manual calls for causing the whine, and turned it down to 3k-RPM. Whine gone!...
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    Re: How to keep the birds out of your barn???

    staple chicken wire to the rafters
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    Re: WHY all this complexity?

    Well...i'm in my mid-60's and have no issues with my F150's infosystem. Pairing both our phones was easy as can be. I suspect they didnt read the manual.
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    Re: New Kubota G5200 HST owner

    You're not mentioning which blower you have and what exactly the problem is. Is it installing it to the tractor?
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    That bolt going through the 2 flanges serves no purpose at all, since they are both welded onto the same tube. There is nothing to sheer. Parts manual calls it a sheer bolt....hmmm.
    The bolt going...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Thanks for the info! You must have taken that pic when it was new.....
    sorry for the double post.....my internet is poky again today
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Thanks for the info!
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    That black part is the updated part i take it.......which is the same on mine, but it's orange, which means it came out of the factory that way. Looked mine over today, since i have to replace a...
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    Re: HEADLIGHTS ON when its nasty out...

    Regardless on how annoying headlight modulators may be, i dont blame those that use them to keep from getting cut off or run into. Being a rider myself, and having been cut-off more times then i care...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Oh my.....5.88 + 13% Tax for a sheerbolt up here in canada. 2.80 at a kubota dealer in Ohio. I knew we're getting hosed up here, but it's hard getting used to it!
    Think i'll just buy one of them...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Got a bit of snow and looked forward to giving the GR a workout. Somehow it felt like it wasn't really performing very impressively. When i was done, i noticed that one of the sheer-pins was gone....
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    Re: HEADLIGHTS ON when its nasty out...

    Yes, they are irritating, but they do save lives because they work. I used to have a modulating headlight in one of my motorcycles years ago. Having people pull out or turn left in front of you is a...
  19. Re: How Much Money do you Charge to Snow Blow / Plow a Yard

    I can see doing it for free as long as your own kids/family are concerned, but doing a bunch of neighbors as well all winter long at no cost, although very generous of some of you, can quickly eat a...
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    Re: HEADLIGHTS ON when its nasty out...

    When they introduced day time running lights, it was for a **** good reason, and now all of a sudden they aren't required anymore. Cant imagine why, since they DO work, even on a sunny day, never...
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    Re: Are tractors with cabs becoming the norm?

    In -15 C, with a -25 windchill, i'll take a cab all day long over open station. Wish i had one.......
  22. Thread: Kubota GR2000

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    Re: Kubota GR2000

    I've ordered mine through the dealer. Couldn't find any other place to purchase from when i was looking.
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    Re: Nomad welding table advice

    Still not sure if you mean that Tractor Supply Co ships to TSC. If so, do they charge for across the border shipping?
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    I'd like to go play, but Not a flake down here.
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    Re: Split-dovetail car hauler trailer

    I like the work you do.
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    Re: Pole barn vs. Steel Building

    I installed a floor drain in my garage/shop even though i'm not supposed to have one. Its just water running off the cars and from washing them, that runs down the drain.
    Friend of mine dug a 10...
  27. Re: Buying a tractor - too many choices! Please point me in the right direction

    I hate underbuying.....been there, done that, and i now find it cheaper in the long run to buy at least one step higher then i think i need. I would look at bigger then 30ish. It may take you over...
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    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    Just like on other forums i hang out at, there are always some folks, that decide all on their own that this or that thread should be closed, simply because they have no more to add or gain from any...
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    Re: Steel carport to monitor barn question

    Cant help you with the steel part....but all i can say is, build as big as your wallet allows. When i build my shop, i figured 30x50 is more then i need, and it was for about 1 year. If i was to do...
  30. Re: GR2120 Racor fuel filter / water separator install

    Nice work! Glad i keep mine in my heated shop and dont need to do this.
  31. Re: GR2120 snowblower light install (plus BX, maybe others)

    Awesome! Good idea for those that need the extra lighting.
  32. Thread: Driveway Pics

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    Re: Driveway Pics

    Nice!!! But man....thats a boatload of concrete there......
  33. Thread: insulation

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    Re: insulation

    Insulate everything or nothing. Not insulating the ceiling and only the walls is wasting your money.
    I used Rock Wool on the walls and blown in insulation in the ceiling. Plus vapor barrier of...
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    Re: Gr2100 54" deck issues

    right you are.......dont know what i was thinking....must have been the drive shaft for the snow blower, which does not clamp on.....getting old sucks!
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    Re: Gr2100 54" deck issues

    No wonder i couldn't figure out what you where saying....mine does not bolt on. Thanks for the pic
    2120 decks are apparently diff from your 2100 decks
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Ha....Whats Harbor Freight?
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    Re: I have to move her outside... :(

    Cant you tack a carport onto the side of your house or garage for the car?
    I absolutely hate having anything outside. I even enlarged my 24x20 shed when i bought my 20foot trailer.
  38. Re: cab tractor hands down I did not even get wet !!!!! wet slushy crap northeast!!!!

    I've build my own cabs for the 2 tractors i used to have out of angle iron and lexan, in 5 sections, that bolted togetter for easy install and uninstall. No heater, and wasnt airthight, but it...
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    Re: Gr2100 54" deck issues

    Hmmmm.... seems to me that i picked up on some vibration this summer......What do you mean by " Turned out to be drive shaft for mower which was loose"?
    Can you explain in more detail, maybe post a...
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    Re: Home MadeTractor Cab

    looks similar to the cabs i build for my B1700 and My L3240, which are sold. Havent build one for my GR2120 yet, and dont think i'll bother....
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    Re: Where does your tractor sleep?

    I understand it, but just like you, everything i owe is under a roof. When i bought my 20 foot trailer and couldnt find a place for it, i added 30x12 onto my 20x24 shed, so i had a place for the...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Same here Phil. No chains needed. I have the weights on the back and it has all the traction it needs. I blow a path for the guy that delivers my propane, and the tank is about 150 feet from the...
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    Nope...tried that. I ended up just unplugging it and keeping track of the hours till i cought up just recently. Plugged it back in and am up to date now. I also remove the key when im done using the...
  44. Re: Komander Series Grass catcher for leaf pick up anybody using it?Cost?

    No, I dont. But it chops the leaves up just fine. I cut in one direction only when chopping the leaves up, and by the time i get near the edge of my property, they're gone. Dont get me wrong...i'm...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    No problems for me either. 100 hours and got the blower installed, waiting for snow. Just want to mention that the blower is faster then clearing snow with my previous L3240/ with FEL
  46. Re: Komander Series Grass catcher for leaf pick up anybody using it?Cost?

    grass catcher up here is 2k. also think it creates a new pain in the ***.....filling up real quick, emptying a lot and having the wind blow it back...
    Not trying to talk you out of it.....but i just...
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    Re: Winterization of the G1800

    As with everything i owe that has a battery, i remove the battery and store it in my shop with a trickle charger on it. Changing fluids is a good idea too.
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    Re: Decisions Decisions Decisions!!!!

    When buying used, especially without any warr. whatsoever, i'd be afraid of the true reason somebody traded it in. Buying problems is my biggest fear, unless i know the previous owner/machine. Have...
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    Re: GR2120 creeping

    thanks whitetiger....very helpful tip
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    Re: GR2120 creeping

    Just noticed mine doing that creeping thing too, when i backed it into the shop. I keep it close to my bike and almost backed into it, because it kept creeping....going to check into this myself. I...
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    Re: GR2120 creeping

    Like he said. Just a matter of adjustment of the linkage. Check for missing springs too
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    Re: GR2120 SnowBlower pic

    Well...the blower chain broke today after 10 hours of use. Looks like i have to pay for a new one since it is a wear part. I'm thinking it was defective to begin with though. Should be a easy fix.
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    Re: GR2120 48 vs 54 deck

    Never knew about previous model issues before i bought my 2120. It has been working as expected so far (50hr). I had other non-kubota equipment and ran into problems, that made me sorry that i didn't...
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    Re: GR2120 48 vs 54 deck

    I cant help you with the 48 inch measurements, but my 54 is plenty big for my 1 acre. A 48 would work just fine as well.
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    Re: GR2120 SnowBlower pic

    GR2120 owners. Keep your eye on the fuel tank vent. My tank cap had to be replaced, because it wasn't venting. Reason i found out, is that when i took it off, i heard air rushing in and the tank's...
  56. Thread: I'm screwed

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    Re: I'm screwed

    If you'd live close to me, i'd come pick it up and weld it up for you. I wouldn't wast my money on a crap welder. If you dont have enough use to buy a good welder, your only good option is to rent or...
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    Re: Ever wish you had more snow?

    You guys need to get yourself one of these roof snow rakes. had mine for years.....mine comes with 3, 5 foot extensions (i think they are 5 foot) with a total of 20 feet.... although i cant reach...
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    Re: Ever wish you had more snow?

    Several deaths been reported on the news in ontario about people using BBQ's and generators in garages during the currant huge ice-related power outage.
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    Re: GR2120 SnowBlower pic

    still undecided on the cab, but i can see how it keeps the snow off you. what did the electric chute set you back?
    Looks like you'll get to play.....they got 2 feet of snow 1/2 hour from me, but not...
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    Re: GR2120 SnowBlower pic

    I think the primary reason for the weights, is to help with traction.
    http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/Pete6114/GR2120/P1060315Medium_zpsc75aae96.jpg...
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    Re: GR2120 SnowBlower pic

    I didnt need a floor jack. Got it all installed alright, once i figured out that the bottom part of frame turns, which i thought was welded in place, when i first started installing the blower....
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    Re: GR2120 SnowBlower pic

    Philip: I installed mine last week and couldn't figure out what to do with that safety chain....instructions and pics in the manual suck! Could you take a closeup pic on how you use that chain?
    What...
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    Re: G1800S mower deck to blower driveshaft

    Did you try ebay? I know i'd be looking around real hard at those prices.....
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Where did you buy the Cab at? Did you have to drill a bunch of holes?
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    Re: Want a new laptop but do I want Windows 8?

    I hate having microsoft shoving new operating systems down my throat!!!
    I use XP on my desktop and am very happy with it. No intentions on buying a new OS for it at all. Also have a new laptop, i...
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    Re: Kubota GR2100 drive issues

    That is disappointing, to say the least. There are riding mowers available that cost 1/10 of our kubotas, that last longer then 90 hours. Glad they are working with you on getting it fixed, as they...
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    Digital Service Manuals

    Done a search on here, but couldn't find anything of help, so here is the question.

    Always bought a hard copy of the service manuals for my last two tractors. Now owe a small riding mower GR2120...
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    Buying Advice Re: New Tractor Delivery Hour Meter

    Bingo!
    All of the three tractors i bought had less then 2 hours on the clock. There is no reason why there should be more on it. They aren't driven to the dealer like motorhomes, but are in crates....
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    Thanks balerbud
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    Just went to bypass reverse mowing switch. Found 4 wires in there and dont have a shop-manual just yet. Would you mind sharing how you did it? And the seat switch too. Did you cut the pins off and...
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    I reversed the wires till it jumped 1/10, then pulled the wires off it again. No smoke....but it did count up. Back to paper and pencil for a year. Thanks for the ideas
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    Now you got me curious....what's gonna happen be reversing the wires.....screw up the meter maybe. Or go twice as fast...
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    How did i mange to leave the key on, since it has to be turned off to kill the engine?
    Well....when i'm done mowing, i like to keep it idling for a couple of minutes, so i put the brake on and got...
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    A few things come to mind.
    We know this is not the best way to wire the hour meter up and it causes this particular problem. We are considering a change.
    Send us the meter and we'll fix the hours....
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    They got back to me and said, to buy a new hour meter......Not impressed, and i let them know it.
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    Re: Gr2120 Hour Meter

    Thanks philip. Think i'll do option 1 and keep track. Then do Option 3 when the hours match.
    Just want to add, that i called Kubota and talked with them about my dilemma. They seemed receptive and...
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    Gr2120 Hour Meter

    Got a new GR2120 with 26 hours on it and left the ignition on for 2 days after cutting grass. It's now showing 70+ hours. I know hour meter tampering is normally not supported by anyone, including...
  78. Re: GR2120 squealing hydraulic deck lift, my solution

    Thanks for the writeup and pics. I had the same issue with the sticking lever. When i took it back to have them look at the squeal, i let them know about the sticking lever too. They lowered the RPM...
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    I feel it too. Guess it's the glide-steer kicking in
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    I had that squeal and took it back to have it looked at. Apparently they turned the RPM down to 3000k, from 3200k, which starved the pump, causing it to squeal. For some reason it was to high. It...
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    What brand Motor Oil do you all use in your 2120? In past Kubota tractors i had, it called for diesel specific oil, that i always bought at a dealer, but not calling for it in this little diesel....
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    Re: service and parts manuals

    Can you let us know when the repair manual downloads are available?
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    Re: service and parts manuals

    No legal digital Shop or repair manual downloads, Ey?
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    Re: service and parts manuals

    Thanks fireman, Good to know. A shop manual is 80 bux plus they want 10 for shipping to them....90+tax. Makes 28$ download cheap. Just wondering if that's on the up&up...
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    I'm about 240lb. Dont have a huge issue with the seat though. I adjusted it to my liking and am good with it. My only beef is that the steering wheel is so far away and a tad low....My arms are still...
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    I have 25 hours on mine and it's working smoother now. Suppose it's broke in now. Getting ready to pickup my filters and fluids on my next trip to the USA (cheaper there) and will do the service...
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    Not quite what i have in mind. Think I'll just put a eye bolt in it and use a string. Cant think of anything else right now...
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    Re: GR2120 First Impressions

    Aren't they 4 wheel drive, except when turning, when the glide steer kicks in?
    Has anyone modified the discharge flap, so you can lift it while mowing when the extra space is needed?
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    Re: GR2010 throttle cable adjustment

    That lever position for idle is pretty well like on mine. Engine speed at full is supposed to be 3000 RPM
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    Re: GR2020/2120 series mowers

    Congrats on a mower you will love. That little diesel is very nice. I got mine 3 weeks ago and they had to bring it in because i wanted the larger deck, which he didnt have in stock. Took about a...
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    Re: GR2020/2120 series mowers

    My GR2120 made squealing noises when lifting the deck. Had them look at it and they lowered the speed down to 3k rpm, where the book says it should be and not at 3200 rpm at full speed. The extra 200...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    I havent looked in the blower manual where it lists the part numbers, but this is what they told me on the phone
    The Fan sheer bolt is 7006004465

    BTW.....after 6.2 hours of cutting, the tank is...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Took the back cover off and squirted lube on the linkages and spring. The lever goes back to neutral now after raising the deck.
    Here is a pic of the arm rests...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    My blower has the updated parts! Glad about that.
    I notice though, that when i raise the deck, the lever wants to get stuck in the raise position. I Have to make sure it returns to the center, by...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    I have the same blower. Hope i have the upgraded fan, or they'll have to do the same on mine. Good to know and thanks for the info
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    How is your 2120 on fuel? Mine apparently don't like it. Was full when delivered. Have 3.5 hr's on it and the gauge barley moved. Took the cap off to look for myself, and there's not much missing,...
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    Same here
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    Re: GR2120 Yea or Nay

    The toe/heel position is un-natural for me. Them japs must have funny ankles/feet.... Toe/toe for me too.
    I give the glow plug 5 seconds to heat up before i start it up, then let it run a couple of...
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    Re: Brought new GR2020 home today

    I don't have the Diesel sticker on the front end and don't have the 4WD at the back. Must be a USA edition....
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    Re: Brought new GR2020 home today

    Your title says GR2020
    I will Disable the reverse mowing switch too. Gonna leave the seat as is. So, how did you get the blower home? Thought you'd be using a trailer......
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