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  1. 1025r

  2. Rust and Water in County Line Gear Box

    Implements & Attachments
    So I bought a County Line 4’ Tiller made by Tarter Manufacturing several weeks ago. I bought it to use with my new 1025R to put in some swales and knock down some steep ditch banks on my 4 acres of land. I have farm land on both sides and the ditches have silted up over the years I also wanted...
  3. Upgraded suspension seat for 1025r

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Hello! I have read through a couple threads in regards to an upgraded suspension for my 1025r, but due to my lack of mechanical knowledge, am a little confused. I was hoping someone could help me in a very dumbed down fashion. The suspension on my 1025r has broken, and rather than replace...
  4. Advice on tractors..

    General Tractor Operation and Ownership
    Hi all. I just joined this site at the recommendation of Tractor Time with Tim on Youtube. I've never owned a tractor.. and I've only used box store riding mowers a handful of times. I recently purchased 4 acres of land and building a log home. Of the 4 acres.. only about 2 acres is...
  5. 1025R snow plow quick hitch

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    I bought a used snow plow. Owner said it came off their 1025R. I cannot figure out if I’m doing something wrong or if I have the wrong quick hitch. I have looked all over on how to set this up. The quick hitch and frame are the same width. Any help would be appreciated
  6. 1025r creeps backwards

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    2020 1025r is creeping backwards slowly when I’m stopped, is there an adjustment somewhere to fix the problem?
  7. Aluminum vs Steel Trailer for hauling my 1025r

    Trucks, Trailers, & Towing
    Looking to buy a 14 ft single axle trailer to haul my 1025r. Like the idea of an aluminum trailer to avoid rusting. Are they strong enough to haul this tractor with the FEL and ballast?
  8. 2020 1025r blue/white smoke

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Ok so the other day when I started the tractor it puffed out some blue/white smoke and kind of rough idled for a couple seconds , it has happened two times now, I just bought it new last month and it has about 45 hours on it, this didn’t happen untill around 35 hours, I’m no mechanic but on...
  9. 3 point hydraulic surge

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    The other day I was using my 1025r which a small tiller on the back, well I stopped to get a drink and the 3 point was surging, I lowered it all the way to the ground for about a mute then it hasn’t done it since, I has it lifted up because I was moving dirt with the loader, it was like it was...
  10. Homemade moss rake for FEL

    Implements & Attachments
    I have a 1025r with the loader, I have a half acre pond that has moss and vines that grow about 4 ft out from the bank, I usually just use a hard rake and rake it out by hand but I’ve been thinking about getting a piece of flat steel about as wide as the loader and welding 6ft pieces of rebar...
  11. Solution to broken taillights (1025r w/backhoe)

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Both of my taillights were broken because of branches. I have a backhoe so putting them inside the ROPS wasn't an option and I didn't feel like giving our local JD dealer 200$ for every pair of taillights I would knock out in the future. I bought these on eBay. 2X LED Tail Lights Car Truck...
  12. John Deere 3 Bag Power Flow MCS (14-bushel)

    Implements & Attachments
    Hi, I have the John Deere 3 Bag Power Flow MCS (14-bushel) and I'm trying to find a quick way to remove the bracket so that I'm able to use the 3-point. Right now I have to remove 2 big bolts for it????
  13. Any places rent 3 point implements

    General Tractor Operation and Ownership
    I’ve got a couple jobs to do around the property for a tiller, I can’t spend the money right now to buy one, I’ve called every rental place I know and no one seems to carry tractor implements, does anybody know of anywhere that does, I need a 48” tiller for my 1025r, I’m located near St. Louis...
  14. 1025r SCV Strain when Moved with Loader Detached?

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Hello all! I have been enjoying reading GTT for a while but this is my first post. I am hoping someone here will be able to help me refresh my memory. I have a 1025r with 18 hrs on it. Recently I have noticed that the SCV lever will strain when moved without the loader attached. Prior to the...
  15. 1025r Carrier bearing stuck in an upwards position.

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    My carrier bearing it in an upward position over 45 degrees, I have it in the install location, all fittings are greased up, the driveshaft turns freely, but no matter what I do the bearing doesn't even come close to lining up with the shaft on the MMM. The driveshaft only has about 3/4 to an...
  16. Looking for my first tractor, new 1025R?

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    About to move to a new property with 2.75 acres including a hillside down to a river. All new, so lots of landscaping to do, and plans to start raising some chickens, ducks, goats, etc., Along with gardening. I am really thinking a tractor would be great to have for all the work. So, I'm in...
  17. Ballast 1025R

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Good morning. Took delivery of my 1025R and my operators manual (Issue A9) doesn’t have any info on ballast weight. I have the quick release ballast box from the dealer. Couple questions: 1. Where do I find weight requirements? I will primarily be removing trees but also moving soil. 2. Is it...
  18. 60” HD Rotary Broom installation on 1025r

    Implements & Attachments
    I recently purchased a 60” HD rotary broom for a John Deere 1025R. The broom itself came with a user manual (not an installation manual). Otherwise, there was no other documentation for it. I’ve been trying to muddle through installation all weekend, and I’m at a standstill. There are some...
  19. 260 Backhoe Seating Cramped

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Something has changed on the seating on my JD 1025R 260 Backhoe seating. It was never roomy, but now it is cramped! Also, the seat has a forward (toward the backhoe) pitch. I do nor see an adjustment? Did something bend? Thanks in advance for your help.
  20. 2018 1025R Axle break left side

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Left-rear axle break. Dealer response was "When you heard the first pop and it would only drive in 4wd the inner snap ring probably broke, that's why it wouldn't drive in 2wd". Asked what would cause the issue and dealer replied "it could be a number of things". Unit history Purchased new...