Yesterday's Tractor Co. Fast, Friendly Parts Service
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Garden Tractors Discussion Forum

Old Snapper rear engine rider need help with Ident

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author 
Anthony Brown

04-15-2006 18:09:56
205.161.18.216



Report to Moderator

Howdy

I have just aquired 2 old Snapper rear engine riders, both are 319cc 8hp with both pull start and 12v starters. by the model numbers I can tell that one is a 1979 (190702) and it says Comet HV on the front end, the other looks similar but does not say comet it is a 1982(190707)

The 79 frame and deck seem to be in pretty good shape with no rust or damage but the engine is missing parts. the 82 deck is trash, dents,torn metal and the blade is badly nicked up, the frame also needs welding in spots however it has a good engine that runs albeit a little white smoke.

While there are some diferences in the frames and engines they are essentialy the same so I assume it's concevable to combine all the good salvagable parts into one mower.

how do I identify the mower model?

I can't seem to find parts like front end steering linkage bushings, clutch and break cables and the grips for the misc handels for droping the deck, and engaging the disc drive

Thanks

Anthony

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Dannie

04-16-2006 02:54:52
204.111.98.203



Report to Moderator
 Re: Old Snapper rear engine rider need help with I in reply to Anthony Brown, 04-15-2006 18:09:56  
The deck off the Comet will not fit the other one however all most all the deck parts are the same.Snapper parts are not hard to get they have been the same for years.I have about 20 I use for parts.Place a 14hp TWIN B&S on 1 that was 8hp.Now if I can just get the hang of the clutch so the front stays down when I take off all will be well.Good Luck............



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
rustyj14

04-16-2006 08:59:48
71.162.11.147



Report to Moderator
 Re: Old Snapper rear engine rider need help with I in reply to Dannie, 04-16-2006 02:54:52  
Dannie, didn't anybody tell you you are supposed to start out, from a dead stop, in low gear (No. 1), then shift up as you go along. Thats why it rears like a bucking horse! Rather disconcerting, especially starting up hill, with a full grass bag on the back! And, try not to "pop" the clutch when starting to move! Rustyj



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Boyd in Mn

04-16-2006 01:29:18
12.73.123.207



Report to Moderator
 Re: Old Snapper rear engine rider need help with I in reply to Anthony Brown, 04-15-2006 18:09:56  
A snapper dealer should be able to get you parts. Once in a while a dealer will not sell you a part he can get so you can be in a corner and have to buy a new one. Also try ebay. I know they sell kits to replace all the bushings in the front end. Underneath the seat there is a spot where you can loosen a bracket where the tube from the frame pivots. This is where you adjust the tension for the belt going to the mower deck. The front ends didn't vary much. I think the front ends came in 3 different widths. A narrow one for the small decks, a wider one for the 33" hivac deck, and a rather wider one for the model with the 42" 3 blade mower deck. Its a great simple design and I believe the best selling riding mower in the USA.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Anthony Brown

04-16-2006 11:22:32
205.161.18.216



Report to Moderator
 Re: Old Snapper rear engine rider need help with I in reply to Boyd in Mn, 04-16-2006 01:29:18  
Thanks Boyd, I will start searching ebay.


I thought about puting a 14hp Briggs IC on this buggy, I can get one off a coast to coast tractor for about 100$ but the 8hp should be fine for what I"m doin...

thanks again all.

Anthony



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Dannie

04-16-2006 10:06:47
204.111.90.236



Report to Moderator
 Re: Old Snapper rear engine rider need help with I in reply to Boyd in Mn, 04-16-2006 01:29:18  
I start in first gear but have to cut throttle back to keep front down too much power and weight on back.I am getting the hang of it.Here is an e-mail where I get a lot of Snapper parts www.apeoqonline.com



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters