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jabelman

when I bought my 854 a few years ago it had a 1" pulley on the trans and a mean set of wheelie bars on it.  it was set up as some half ass puller.  I was told without the bars it would stand up.  I took all that crap off and returned it stock and put a mower deck on it and use at as my grass cutter now, nice and slow in 2nd gear is ok with me!

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123GO
On 11/2/2018 at 7:42 PM, The Tuul Crib said:

 I have to chime in on all this hype about a mowers going faster than it should. To me speed is for the safer  surrounded four wheel  vehicle and doing what they are designed to do! Although I am not against and all for the pulling machine and what they are capable  of doing .  I guess what they say ....  to each his own !!!:twocents-02cents:

 

Oh' I'm all for speeding up a job a little bit and for having fun build'n and racing "anything/everything" if one wants to roll faster. Puts fun into it, I get it!  Hitler made the VW just for those who shart themselves while going fast. Come to think of it, the VW made me almost shart myself, anytime one pulled out in front of me..lol :auto-layrubber:.  

 

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123GO

Why is my 1976 B100-8 (K series) noticeably faster than my 1988 414-8 (Mag) tractor? Because its quite a bit faster for some reason. Is there something inside their trans that differs or what, if so what year did it change? Thanks

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SylvanLakeWH

The WH Theorem of Maximizing Seat Time:

 

Use of Low 1 gear is exponentially proportional to the joy one receives from increased seat time on your Wheel Horse.

 

Or put another way: Why would one wish to decrease seat time by increasing speed? :confusion-confused:

 

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123GO

To get our horse out of the rain faster of course:auto-layrubber:

 

 Actually it used to always feel relaxing to mow, my me time if you will?

  But the older I get the more health issues I get so I can kick it up on my bad days and mow slow on my good ones too.

 7 bad discs in the ol' spine there's days that kick my arse but good & grass won't wait for a better day.

 

  With my old yard I'd never cared as I rarely hit high gear unlike here.

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Sammy

I have a wheel horse 800 special and it’s all original with all the options they could’ve came with and from the outside it sure doesn’t look like it but it’s a sleeper for sure. It’s got a 5.5 inch on the front and a 2.25 inch on the rear and it’ll do 27mph and it’s an amazing show piece and a great toy to do speed runs and rip around my yard! It looks stock but let me tell you it runs like a champ and does great!

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