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post #1 of 4 Old 09-03-2006, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
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New Bolens 650 Pictures

Just taken some pics of the 650, just a few bits to do before restoration is complete. Need to get a new carb or a rebuild kit. Also the idler roller is really noisy, ideas anyone.

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-03-2006, 06:35 PM
 
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Re: New Bolens 650 Pictures

Nice looking machine Bernie It looks like it's been washed and waxed and well taken care of, I'd hate to get it dirty if I had it , for sharing.
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Re: New Bolens 650 Pictures

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post #4 of 4 Old 09-04-2006, 01:14 PM
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Re: New Bolens 650 Pictures

Nice tractor there Bernie...
As for the idler roller, is it a pressed tin one?
If so, carefully drill the spot welds out and knock it apart. Your local friendly bearing factor should be able to fix you up with a bearing that'll fit (Did this on a POS, PITA MTD triple a little while back). The two halves can be rivetted back together if your careful. Sounds a bit extreme, but it does work...
Can see it happening to the 1254 this winter...
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