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post #1 of 15 Old 12-13-2017, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Dating an MTD

Any thoughts on year, make or model. Was repainted and all stickers painted over or removed.
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Tecumseh ended in 2008? I', guessing this machine is a 2005 or 6
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The engine numbers up by the electric start plug should be of help. As to just going by looks... I had one just like that in 1994. You'll need to remove those two long skinny screws to remove the plug to get the engine number

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You'll probably have to date the Tecumseh Engine and assume something close to that.

The MTD data would have originally been kind of hidden on the belly pan, beneath the engine where the handles attach.

Looks to be about a 2002-2006.
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Dating a MTD???? My girlfriend accuses me of dating all the snow blowers in my garage, But I'm only friends with the MTD's

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Yes 02-2005 seems about right. I had an 05 Yard Machine that looked the same. Same auger housing. Not sure how many years the same body was used.
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You’re dating an MTD? I bet she’s cold in bed.
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You’re dating an MTD? I bet she’s cold in bed.
lol. i was thinking same thing cause of title in thread.
and to add to that thought
........and im sure she blows real good
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nah thats definitely a 90s model. tecumseh did away with that old style gas tank in the early 2000s and mtd started using brighter glossier colors as well.
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It looks just like my first snowblower a 1995 MTD Model 640F. This machine served me well for nearly 20 years before selling it, rust was becoming an issue. Best of luck with it.

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