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General Information

Year
1979
Make
John Deere
Model
216
Color
Green & Yellow
Packages
Mower Deck
History
... Tractor taken in as partial payment ($150) for a Deere 44" two stage snow blower.
... Tractor had mot been run for a number of years but had been stored inside.
... Engine was covered with dust.
... Right rear tire only holds air overnight.
... All tires are severely weather checked.
... Tractor will get complete tune-up/service and the famous 100 yard (looks good from the street) rattle can paint job.
... H047 mower deck is in dire need of repair. Needs bearings and welding repair.
1979 John Deere 216 (Green & Yellow)

Modifications

Drivetrain
16 HP
K241AQS Kohler single cylinder
Interior
16x6.50-8 turf tread
Exterior
... 23x10.5-12 turf tread
... Tubes and filled filled during restoration
Suspension
Restoration:
... Cylinder head removed to repair stripped spark plug port.
... Installed new head gasket
... Paint engine tins to clean up.
... Rebuild carb
... Install new coil. All that was required to start engine
... new battery.
... Install front lift linkage
... installed rear LED lights to replace reflectors
... installed toggle switch controlled circuit rear of tractor
... Fresh powder coated sheet metal and hood painted at local body shop

To do yet to complete 216 package:
... Install attachment lift assist spring
... Install rear lift linkage
... Install integral hitch
... Restore H047 mower deck
... Restore Brinly single bottom plow
... Restore model 31 tiller
... Restore model 37A snow thrower
Wheel and Tire
12 Volt / Gasoline

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