Bought 99 Flatlander. What spare parts should I buy?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by shearbolt, Nov 27, 2001.

  1. shearbolt

    shearbolt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    What parts should I have on hand for normal wear and tear? It only has 650 hours on it. I was also surprised to see the turnbuckle style manual clutch. Is that still used on their new mowers?
  2. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    Spare parts?....A LAZER !!!! LOL Just kidding. I had a '97 Flatlander. Put about 1200 hrs on it and only replaced belts and head gaskets. You can never have ALL the spare parts you'll need! Put it this way, whatever breaks is guaranteed NOT to be in the tool box!!!

    They are pretty much a maintenance free mower. Belts last a long time. Blades is what I spent the most money on!
  3. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Yes on the manual clutches on the new machines.

    Spare parts: Belts and maybe a spare flat and v idler pulley around 2500 hours.
  4. Belts and keep it greased or it will be more. Also One spare spindle shaft and bolt.
  5. gorrell

    gorrell LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 536

    As LGF stated, you need a spare spindle(one short and one long)part#30217 and 30217L, B38, B80, and B128 belts, spare front wheel and tire assy., and spare blades. You might keep a throttle cable on hand as well, since DC's is different from anything I've ever seen(part#68249). Flat idler pulley(#30224) and v-pulley(#30234). Hope this helps............Lynn

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