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  1. Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hi everyone, this is my first post here as I have just recently purchased an '85 JD 318. When it's running the way it should, it really runs great. But the problem is that it seems to want to surge after a short while of running. The carb is clean, the air intake manifold was very recently...
  2. Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hello, I have an 83 318 with the B43G. Sunday I was mowing for about 45 min, tractor running great, turned around, went about 4 ft, tractor died. No spitting, no sputtering, no power loss, just died. Would try to start at idle throttle, but wouldn't quite start. Went and borrowed the neighbors...
  3. For Sale
    I have a 1986 318 with an Onan B43G motor for sale. Tractor comes with a John Deere weather enclosure with new led lights front and rear facing and a new led strobe. Also included is a model 49 snowblower and a 48” mowing deck and mule drive. Wheel weights and chains as well. I’ve had this...
  4. Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Had an oil leak i couldn't track down. Ended up pulling the motor and found that the flyball spacer had disintegrated which somehow also broke the governor cup pin leaving a hole in the crankcase cover. Trying to repair. Looking for a steel flyball spacer. Does anyone have any leads?
  5. Vintage Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hello Everyone, New member and first time poster. I have a 1985 JD 318 with the B43 Onan. Over the past two years it started stalling when hot. It's gotten worse and now will only run for about 5 minutes then stall. It will immediately start back up and stall again. Not related to the PTO...
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