Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes.
To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely. Use
the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness.
TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY
A socket wrench set will make assembly easier. Stan dard
wrench sizes are listed.
(1) 3/4" wrench
(2) 7/16" wrenches
When right or left hand is mentioned in this man ual, it means
when you are in the operating po si tion (seated be hind the
steer ing wheel).
TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM
Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons
Cut along dashed lines on all four panels of carton.
Remove end panels and lay side panels flat.
Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and
CHECK BATTERY (See Fig. 1)
Lift seat to raised position.
NOTE: If this battery is put into service after month and
year indicated on label (label is located between terminals)
charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6-10 amps. (See
"BATTERY" in the Maintenance section of this manual for
For battery and battery cable installation see "REPLAC-
ING BATTERY" in the Service and Adjustments section
in this manual.
BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM
ATTACH STEERING WHEEL (See Fig. 2)
ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT
Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft.
Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and
push down to secure.
Tire pressure gauge
INSTALL STEERING WHEEL
Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing
Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel
and slide adapter onto steer ing shaft ex ten sion.
Position steering wheel so cross bars are hor i zon tal
(left to right) and slide inside boot and onto adapt er.
Assemble large flat washer, 5/16 lock washer, 5/16 hex
bolt and tighten se cure ly.
Snap steering wheel insert into center of steer ing
Remove protective materials from trac tor hood and
IMPORTANT: CHECK FOR AND REMOVE ANY STAPLES IN
SKID THAT MAY PUNCTURE TIRES WHERE TRACTOR IS TO
ROLL OFF SKID.
INSTALL SEAT (See Fig. 3)
Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob.
Remove adjustment knob and flat washer securing
seat to cardboard packing and set aside for assembly
of seat to tractor.
Pivot seat upward and remove from the cardboard
packing. Remove the cardboard packing and discard.
Place seat on seat pan and assemble shoul der bolt.
Tighten shoulder bolt se cure ly.
5/16 HEX BOLT
5/16 LOCK WASHER
LARGE FLAT WASHER