Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  

7117 tractor B series blower

Recommended Posts

I have done this. Bought a used hitch from Al Eden. Bought a brand new 144" belt from Simplicity for 46 bucks, hooked everything up and guess what? The belt was loose, too long. The older blower is one inch shorter that the blowers made for the newer tractors. They made them longer to keep from hitting the bigger hoods on the newer models. I ended up having the hitch welded longer to push the blower forward 1". It works fine. This is assuming that your tractor has the two position PTO idler pulley setup. All but the very first 7100 series tractors have this.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Dave, if you click on my name to see my profile you can go to my photo gallery. I have the dimensions for the 7117 hitch there, you may have to modify the length for the older blower. Don

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • DaveTenney
    • kblamb
    • Horvik
    • ShaunE
    • GregB
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Thomas Wilson
      Thomas Wilson
    2. TomWilliamson
      (20 years old)
  • Recent Status Updates

    • F.U.N.

      F.U.N.  »  sandyhillbill

      Dear Sandhillbill
      Can you please copy me on this data, for Sun Star parts list.
      September 12, 2004 Mike I sent you a PM and have all the mfgs. available for the tiller/hitch/pto/liftgroup if you need me to send them to you. Let me know. Thanks, F.U.N.    
      · 0 replies
    • gwiseman


      Club banners are available  for members use during show season https://simpletractors.com/forums/topic/57849-simpletractors-club-banners-available/
      · 0 replies
  • Adverts