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  1. MTD Tractor Forum
    I have this tiller that came with my 1970 MTD 960. I finally figured out that it has to be adjusted so that the input shaft of the tiller is parallel with the output shaft of the PTO when it is at tilling depth and to turn it off before lifting it. Otherwise it shakes really bad. Still, I would...
  2. MTD Tractor Forum
    I want to service the hydro in my JcPenny MTD 990. The manual say to us Fram PH16 filter and 20 Weight oil with added zinc. I was going to use a NAPA/WIX filter instead but I'm unsure about the oil. I looked around and straight 20W oil with zinc doesn't show up. That leaves me with 2...
  3. MTD Tractor Forum
    Found a MTD 990 today on Craigslist. Went out and looked at it. Offered the guy 350 and he excepted. It came with a snow plow. It runs but the starter needs some work and a new ignition switch as well. I only know a little bit about these tractors. If you can tell me anything about this...
  4. Garden Tractor Forum
    Found this cool old tractor dirt cheap on Craigslist waiting for a response from him. how rare are these JC brand MTD tractors? what's out there for attachments, He has 4 attachments i can buy off him for an extra $150 for a total of $450 with the tractor i was told you can get a loader for...
  5. Craigslist / Ebay / Kijiji Finds
    Anyone see that MTD 990 "Kingwood" on EBay? If it were closer it'd be mine! I don't know how to post link on my IPad. But, if you search for "MTD 990 vintage garden tractor mower", you should find it. eBay item number:221989801444 Joe
  6. MTD Tractor Forum
    Are the 3 point hitch parts interchangeable between the 960 and 990? Manuals show that the draft bar connects differently between the two models, but the parts look the same. The 960 looks like it attaches to be bottom of rear frame plate assembly, while the 990 attaches to the rear axle...
  7. MTD Tractor Forum
    Thinking about getting a Dayton tractor no clue as to year guy is slow with email tag still waiting on a pic to identify Betting I can get an answer here quicker Model number is 3Z935 its a 16 horse engine brand unknown geared Wanting year and pic if possible Ive been searching the net...
  8. LiL Hustler pulling tractor

    Finishing up my first pulling tractor for the Grandkids.
  9. Tractors
    Selling my MTD 990 approx. 1973 (16 hp) I have a front mount snowblower that can go with it. GT runs good, I haven't tried the blower. Also selling my 1972 Viking Imperial 16 hp made by MTD, it runs well. Need to make room in the shop. 990 = $650...OBO Viking = $ 400...OBO I have the tires...
  10. MTD Tractor Forum
    I have an opportunity to get a 1979 Western Auto MTD 990, along with a single stage snowblower, a pto driven tiller, and the pto driven mower deck (not sure of size). I believe the mower deck will need new bearings and TLC, the tiller needs a snap ring in the angle drive box, the snowblower is...
  11. MTD Tractor Forum
    Did these a while ago for a another 990 owner. Hope you find them useful. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5.
  12. MTD Tractor Forum
    Well I found this last night on Craigslist and couldn't pass it up. It is a MTD990 in White's Hardware decals and tags. Going to get it in a few days. It is supposed to be a good running machine and only needs a mower deck spindle rebuilt. Has 2sp rear-end and 3pt on it, also 16hp B&S...
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