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1988 400-8 model 31-PTX801 - 100 kits to make a pulling tractor
When you went to a wheel horse dealership in 1988 and ordered a wheel horse garden tractor model 31ptx801 this is what you got.
: 400 series frame
: 8 speed 8 pinion Uni-drive transaxle with 1-1/8" inch axles
: hood with wheel horse decals
: rear fender with wheel horse decal
: hood stand
: 15 inch "sure-grip" steering wheel
: steering shaft and spindles
: cast iron front axle
: seat pan and springs
all these were components to kit sold by wheel horse so you could build your own garden tractor puller for just under $800.00. you needed to supply your engine,drive pulleys,wheels and tires to start garden tractor pulling.
Only 100 of these kits were sold by wheel horse.
This kit was a creation of bob hurley an avid garden tractor puller and wheel horse dealership owner in durham, nc.