"Still runs strong, with a little minor and some major repairs. Some lube and regular oil changes...."
"My grandfather bought the tractor new, with an 80 cart, 540 front mount PTO, 48 in deck, and 33 tiller. I own everything besides the tiller. Overall,..."
"I got the 317 from my father it was his second tractor and no longer had use for it so I adopted it after all I always have room for a John Deere it..."
"Now that it is re-powered with a v-twin Koehler
It lives up to the green paint...."
"Purchased a restored and rebuilt 317, 48" deck and tiller.
Using the tiller in basically clay, it powderizes it with little effort, in sandy loam..."
"It is a very tough tractor. After everything that I have put this thing through, it just keeps on going and going. The only thing that I wished it had..."