Well I had to change my signature again since I bought another 455 GT. My bird dog JD buddy found a 455 with 1750 hours in Alabammie for me. Not that I need another one, but since it was only $800, I could sell the deck for that much. I bought it from a JD dealer who said it had a couple transmission leaks and they did not want to put any money in it. I am very familiar this hydro and was pretty sure it would not be much to fix.
I dropped the hydro today, installed a diff shaft seal. changed the two check valves and just for fun also changed the swash plate o-rings. Cost me $10 in parts and only took three hours to drop the hydro and reassemble. That included a couple barley pop breaks.
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