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1967 Chief 1000 back to working condition!


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#1 lsaltis1961 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 05, 2012 - 07:18 PM

Just finished putting back together the freshly painted Chief 1000 my sons science teacher gave us for free it cost us a total of around $300 to fix it up. Including paint, muffler, points, ignition switch, head gasket, used reversing gear box, used headlights and grill screen, used left rear wheel hub, decals, seat vinyl, nuts & bolts (not including beer). As you remember before it had a nice layer of rust covering most of it but now it is freshly painted and back in working order. we are putting a plow on it and plan to use it the first chance we get posted below are pictures before and after also is our new Christmas addition to the fleet our 1966 Ford 100 and that will be our next work in progress restoring that. Below are the pictures of our finished product and new work in progress

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Posted January 05, 2012 - 07:40 PM

The Jake looks great! Looks like you've got another good project in the wings too!

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Posted January 05, 2012 - 08:02 PM

thanks...I've been eyeballing the Ford for about a year and figured it would be good for parts. But after flushing the gas tank, installing a fuel filter and dropping a battery in it she fired right up. Paid $150.00 and that included 2 nice rear tires on rims and the plow. So it is no longer a parts tractor.

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Posted January 06, 2012 - 05:13 AM

Nice revival of the Jake, looking good. I'm glad the Ford is going to be restored, also. Nice Job!

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Posted January 06, 2012 - 05:53 AM

That looks great,thanks for the photos.

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Posted January 06, 2012 - 09:27 AM

Great work! I like how you mention Paint as the first thing in your list of things that were spent on. I just completed a restore to and,yes, paint is spendy.

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Posted January 06, 2012 - 10:24 AM

Nice work. It looks like there is a nice flock of them in the barn. Thanks for the photos.

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Posted January 07, 2012 - 08:17 AM

My 2 son's Kevin 16 and William 8 helped alot with the jake. I tried to give the teachers dad that gave it to us some money for it. But he wouldn't take it. All they wanted was a picture of it fixed. So we fixed her up in record time and they now have pictures. we'll take our time with the Ford 100. Get it mechanically fit first. It's missing the PTO cover which will be hard to find. It was missing its clutch/brake pad but I had an orange one. It was also missing a small bracket that holds the reversing gear box in position so it would shift correctly (had an orange one). The Ford 100 is basically a blue jacobsen chief 1000.

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Posted January 16, 2012 - 06:55 PM

Isaltis, Nice job on the Jacobsen, I just got one myself. The guy I bought it from thought it was a 1967 and a 1000. (no decals) After uncovering a painted serial No., it ended up being a 1200 and a 1970. It runs good but could stand a better paint job. I have been looking for a ford, but they are hard to come by around here. Keep the boys interested, I have two boys and can't get them excited about helping me.

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Posted February 13, 2012 - 07:16 PM

Have one just like it. But need a seat ??????????????? Help HHoGreen Machine