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#16 hammerdwn20 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 28, 2012 - 04:46 PM

Its running. dont know what its problem was. wouldnt start this morning.
tried to fire the spare engine and noticed the starter did spin the motor over a little faster. Figured i would keep messing with it and checked the timing. Its about 16* out so ill have to tear into it over the summer
went back to the ht20d and removed the starter again. ive got a system so its pretty easy to pull out now without even taking the flywheel fan cover off. I think it will need a new armature soon but i just put it back together and stuck it in the tractor again. turned the key and it fired right up.
we'll see what happens when it gets cold again

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Posted January 30, 2012 - 06:23 PM

Thermostart i got from ebay for a ford tractor. Its a cheap easy modification since there is a plug in the intake already. If you search this forum for it youll see the thread. It gets the intake really hot. I would have liked it to be between the two intake ports but dont want to butcher a rare motor.

ok,thanks for the info. we have the cab and fenders off of ours. the fenders are pretty rusty so we wanted to get them painted.




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