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How to install Mower blade drive belt on 19.5 HP Craftsman 42" Lawn Tractor-Model # 917.270810, without removing mower from tractor.

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Hi donsig245,
What I do is to drop the mower assembly to the ground, then I have enough room to install the drive belt without having to remove the mower assembly. You could put the tractor on blocks to lift it up higher so the mower might go a little lower, but it is the same procedure to install the belt. That is the only way I know to install the belt without removing the mower assembly. I know this is not what you wanted to hear, maybe somebody might have another idea that would help you. Regards and good luck.

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