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General Information

Year
1999
Make
Murray
Model
14.5hp/40"
Color
Maroon metallic
Packages
Originally had a bagger.
History
Purchased new as a birthday present for a friend by her husband. It was equipped with a 40" deck and a Tecumseh 14.5hp OHV. Power to the wheels is via a 6 speed Peerless transaxle. It mowed approximately an acre until the mower deck was rusted beyond repair in 2013. I acquired the tractor in March of 2014 from a wood shed where it was stored since new. It now lives a more relaxed life in a garage under a couple coats of wax as well as lots of new and custom parts. This Murray will soon have a 3D printed straightened air intake with a cone filter.
1999 Murray 14.5hp/40" (Maroon metallic)

Modifications

Interior
New matching 15 x 6 - 6 Deli-Tire
(Home Depot Arnold Brand)
Exterior
18 x 9.50 - 8NHS Carlisle Turf Saver II and one Turf Saver.

Going to upgrade to 20's by Carlisle from Lowes. Cheaper than getting them at Les Swab! And they come with matching wheels as the Arnold brand front wheels I got from The Home Depot. I will have to drill the hub on those wheels so that it's round and has a key slot.
Suspension
Wagon trailer
Rear bagger assembly (for hauling stuff)
FMC Bolens dump trailer: to be repainted

Scrapped:
rusted 40" deck
Saved pulleys, brackets, and stuff.
Wheel and Tire
As of 5/27/14, I port-matched the intake. I also took care that the gaskets, manifold, carb, and spacer were properly aligned as to not impede airflow.

Electrical:
12 volt 300cca battery.
Custom push button start.
All safety switches removed from harness.
Switches for: ignition, lights, charging.

Fuel:
Gravity fed carburetor, gasoline (non ethanol).

Gallery

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