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  1. Mtnmnstr

    Anyone Replace an LS starter switch?

    I had a switch issue. I could only crank it so the 3 cyl would cycle one time and stop. then I had to reset and do it again. maybe 5-6 time before it would start. I thought it was a new safety thing, kinda. When I took it in for a major recall I asked about it. The switch was not carrying all...
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    What size auger bit do you use the most?

    So far I have use my 12". I have a 6" for my 4x4's. Anybody know about a threaded auger attachments? Not the standard square with a pin.
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    Village Idiot did it again.

    I just remembered I posted this question here. HERE"S THE UPDATE!!!! I spend all week end disassembling the quick connects. cleaned and reassembled. took apart the WCLong valve and checked continuity on all connections. ALL SET!!!! jump up start and mashed the button. and nothing. I hooked up...
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    Village Idiot did it again.

    I was thinking the same. So I did it a few times. Do these connectors go bad? Like air fittings do? rarely but sometimes.
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    Village Idiot did it again.

    Hey guys, This is a hydraulic issue. Jumped on my XR4140 that I put 3rd function and the AE Grapple. It's been working great for 4 years. Been having issues with disconnecting the hoses. Then I bled the pressure off and popped on. Then today I read about; turn the key on and exercise the...
  6. Mtnmnstr

    How many watts / amps for LED light bar?

    I'm ready to mount light on my tractor. Where are you finding the best location with the least amount of vibrations?
  7. Mtnmnstr

    BUSTED IT UP GOOD.

    I was looking for a 66' Impala , they have a good hood for making tortillas.
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    BUSTED IT UP GOOD.

    I found a Cart top local for $100
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    BUSTED IT UP GOOD.

    Over the years of bashing through the over growth, saving me from Widow Makers , I ripped the whole LS canopy off my tractor. All I got is a frame left. Any of y'all have any replacement suggestions?
  10. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Agree, not very many have the welding equipment. What city are you near?
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    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    the tanks are made from HDPE. It is workable. Choices are, Live with it until it get bad and buy a new tank. Find somebody that can Weld it. It can be plastic welded. Or try this. https://www.hunker.com/13425668/how-to-repair-high-density-polyethylene
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    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    I have had 2 years if peemyself mad with my tractor when I had to start it. After finding water in my filter after a fill up. I was having starting issues after that' I did everything to clear the system. My tractor always fired up on the first or second cylinder. Then after the water it would...
  13. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    missed some context here.
  14. Mtnmnstr

    3 point wont lift

    Its the round knob very low on the seat box between yur legs. If yur sitting in the seat, and skinny, lean forward and reach down to the floor and on the front of the seat box thingy. there is a round knob that is the control.
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    3 point wont lift

    Its a flow rate reducer that will ether slow the decent of the 3pt arm. You can adjust it to lock the 3pt or let it free fall and the attachment hit the ground hard.
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    3 point wont lift

    What that guy said 👆
  17. Mtnmnstr

    light hydraulic oil leak on i3040

    You might call the dealer, my dealer tells me if I can fix it or bring it in.
  18. Mtnmnstr

    Front Tire Pressure - XR4150

    I always run the max indicated pressure from the sidewall of the tire. Unless I don't because of a hole.
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    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    You'll need to call a dealer. It may be model specific also.
  20. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    It is for a select group of serial numbers. LS tried to cut some cost by casting the bell housing with a finer grade of sand , there for eliminating the machine process on the mating surfaces. On or about 200 hrs a large oil leak develops . There is a recall on demand if this happens.
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    What are the most reliable tractors to own?

    That's a pretty loaded question. Blondes or brunettes? Define "Best" Performance? Price? Service? Carbon foot print? Comfort? We all have our likes. I like my LS. They made all the other tractors before selling theirs under th LS badge.
  22. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    I see on the pet pig pages when they send their pigs in to get castrated. "Pray for my PiggySue" so I'll try it here. Pray for my little buddy Mud , Has to go to the Hospital for the Oils leaks. The defective bell housing is the problem I feel like i'm missing something when I look out and...
  23. Mtnmnstr

    Adding a "bumper" winch

    I'm looking at putting a PTO barrel wench, I was a Wench Monkey on a racing sailboat when I was younger. Loved them.
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    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Out taking advantage of feeling better from my bout with covid. I've been pulling , or had somebody pull out some 36" Dia water oaks. Started to take the dirt that was piled up and fix the driveway. I'm using my Box blade and can't figure why its not floating when I have the toplink pulled all...
  25. Mtnmnstr

    Are we in the USA really this far behind?

    I do not believe we are. First when I see new Items come out, what need does it fill? Why is this better?
  26. Mtnmnstr

    Fix'n to get a Tiller

    This is the same as I have. I have 4 acres of lawn that needs smoothing. I have 45 more acres that were disked and never smoothed. I can only mow in one direction without getting beat.
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    Fix'n to get a Tiller

    For those who have a tiller, how do they handle roots and buried objects ? That's not helpful, Why do not like King Kutter?
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    Fix'n to get a Tiller

    Looking at adding a tiller to the yard. Currently i'm running a 3 turning plow and disking. I'm thinking a Tiller will speed up the process and get me the results I'm looking for. I've searched the threads and found too many to read through. I'm thinking a 72" or 84" . King Kutter II is local...
  29. Mtnmnstr

    PTO switch diagram

    Thanks alexpops, I got a SM and it had the test for the switch. DVM in have I checked the switch and pulled all the fuses. I finely found the PTO control block . Pulled the connector and found 12v when switched on. Cleaned and started up, turned the PTO on , got off and the dash lit up like a...
  30. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    I have not got the service manual. Only the operators. A little apprehensive of the ones I've seen online, $300 is a little much on a book I cant see if its what I want.
  31. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Not taking it as a SA comment, you have a very good point. Yes, in the seat.
  32. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Well for today , I'm still chasing why my PTO is not working. The fuses are all good, pulled everyone and checked. New switch, the old switch was just fine. I'm trying to locate the solenoid in the valve body. Had to take the tire off to get to it, then the fender, still can't fine it...
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    PTO switch diagram

    What I thought was a bad switch again is not the problem this time. I'm trying to trace back to the PTO solenoid to see if I have power there. I turn on the PTO , I get the dash light and no PTO action in the shaft. I checked my AUTO/MANUAL switch and its set to manual where I run it. Its been...
  34. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    The EA Grapple is my new favorite attachment. The wife is calling me lazy because I try to pick everything up with it.
  35. Mtnmnstr

    PTO switch diagram

    HEY Y'all XR4145 PTO switch died AGAIN!!!! Any of you have or know what the wiring for the PTO switch is? I'm looking to put in a push switch. LIFT UP to run Down to stop. This is my third PTO switch in 403 hours. Thanks Gene
  36. Mtnmnstr

    2017 xr4150 tractor limps/dies codes f3,f4, f11, f31

    I had an issue like this. It was warrantyed with a month left. It was the hand throttle not talking to the foot throttle. Do you have the parts breakdown and error code Ebook ?
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    Poor, Poor Parts Support

    Regardless of warranty length, the back up in parts may be because of the blockage in canals and this covid schite. Its hitting all sectors of life.
  38. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Didn't do anything really constructive. Set up a fueling station in my barn. This way I can keep 50g of diesel on hand then just fill up with out spilling. The drum is off the ground and way from everything that could be an issue.
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    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Ordered up my Hydraulic toplink Monday morning. It was available from amazon at $209.00. It just was delivered. Top link installed and water in the tires. It HOTTER the hades .
  40. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Finished installing my 3rd function valve. Grapple ready to attach . Hand surgery on both10 days ago and 90* 100% RH had an effect on my efficiency.
  41. Mtnmnstr

    LS Grapple

    Avenger LOVED the video you shot!!!! it is exactly what I was looking for. Ehh... slight technical issues but the core of the information is there. My Grapple was shipped at 12 weeks, ETA is Thursday. Have not got the 3rd function valve in due to rain and life. (hadn't got around to it) I...
  42. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    MY WICKEDER 60 GRAPPLE SHIPPED TODAY!!!!,MY WICKEDER 60 GRAPPLE SHIPPED TODAY!!!! ETA this Thursday.
  43. Mtnmnstr

    AC light blinking

    What's this "AC" you speak of?
  44. Mtnmnstr

    Leveling and smoothing very uneven prairie

    I have 90% same issue, less the rocks. watching with interest. I also am putting in a runway.
  45. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Its never stopped me.
  46. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    I ordered my EA Wickeder 60" grapple and got the third function kit. Have no clue what ports to plug into on top of the case. I saw something about the bottom port on the valving under bucket controls.
  47. Mtnmnstr

    LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    I'm trying to find the commercial replacement for my XR4145 filters , How do I go about finding the X-reference numbers? What other models share the same filters? I see alot of other models listed and some like numbers.
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    LS Grapple

    Been watching youtube on different grapples. Not gonna dog any other grapples out there. But watching all the videos from EA and the fact they are a USA company, I'll spend my money here. I've got so much work for one now, the waiting will be the stress on me.
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    LS Grapple

    Just got off the fone with EA ordering a Wicked 60" grapple. 12 to 14 week lead time.
  50. Mtnmnstr

    Pallet Fork Grapple

    I looked at the Pallet fork grapple. then I decided and ordered a Everything Attachment Wicked 60" grapple.
  51. Mtnmnstr

    Oil & Fuel  XR4145 Fuel & Starting issues.

    Ok guys, I know y'all are smart out there. I have an issue with starting my tractor. Like y'all I used to jump on it , turn key wait a second or two and turn key and Vroom, it starts. now I have to 1) pop hood, pump the manual pump on top of the fuel filter. 2) turn it over 2 or 3 times, 3)...
  52. Mtnmnstr

    Piranah bar kicks arse.....

    I'm on a 4145 so I'll see how a larger tractor works vs the small orange yard ones. Got my bar last night, got up early to put it on. I work nights so 4hrs sleep is gonna be ruff tonight. My bucket is a bit bent so getting it on was a task. I got a couple of tabs over the lip, clamped it then...
  53. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Every time I get under the hood, I raise the FEL to the top, Habit also. My Piranha Bar came last night. Time to see if the hype is true.
  54. Mtnmnstr

    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    I've been looking at this over growth from the time I moved in. My pastures flood in heavy rains, medium rains and light rains. I discovered why have no drainage. I have 700 ft of frontage with a large drainage ditch between me and the road, right behind this over growth. It turns out when they...
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    What did you do on or to your LS Tractor today?

    Here's what I got finished over the weekend. Been working at it as much as I can. between the Mississippi rain & heat then "the job". One pasture at a time. I don't have a spray rig yet. I'm gonna pick up a small one , even if I have to use a spray wand at first. this is my Therapy...
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    PICTURES ONLY thread

    My new tractor bling.
  57. Mtnmnstr

    XR4145 PTO issues

    HEY Y'ALL!! Had my LS XR4145 for about 2 yrs or so, just found this group.. just fell out of warranty. Been using the heck out of it. So much so I use it as my therapy from stresses of "The Job". Here it is, I hooked my Auger found my marks, hit the PTO switch and . . .nut'n. the dash light...
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