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General Information

Year
1979
Make
John Deere
Model
317
Color
Deere Green & Yellow
History
... Original KT17 engine has been replaced with a KT17 Series II by a previous owner.
1979 John Deere 317 (Deere Green & Yellow)

Modifications

Interior
... 16x6.50-8 Carlise turfs replaced
... Stock front spindles replaced with custom built 4-bolt hub on 1" spindle.
... Front tires are now 18X8.5-8.
... Stock front spindles have been retained to be reinstalled if necessary
Exterior
... 26x12-12 w/Carlisle turfs on early 420 rims
... Replaced w/26x12-12 wheels & tires from my X485
... One cast iron wheel weight each side.
... Concrete wheel weights were removed and sold with a model 49 snow thrower
Audio
Stock KT17 Kohler twin ... 17 hp
Suspension
... 48" deck with no gauge wheels. Wheels removed to clear oversize rear wheels
... Optional Brantly Power Steering installed
... Purchase included 54" 4-way blade, Model 80 lawn cart, yellow plastic covered wheel weights, BrandX (black) seat, and tire chains.
... Pictured 54C blade was not included in purchase price but will be installed on this tractor.
... 318 quick hitch is being used on front with Haban PTO drive pulley
... Mods currently underway include addition of rear hydraulic lines/couplers to operate OEM Deere 3PH
... 3PH will be controlled either by H3 valve or diverter valve options.

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