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#1 mowinman2 OFFLINE  

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Posted December 05, 2012 - 09:15 PM

Did Ford ever sell or market any cast iron wheel weights?? I'm looking to weight down my LGT 14D, and I know when it was manufactured, it was offered with 75lb plastic coated weights. Im not really a fan of those, and would love to have some original cast Ford weights. I cant find any pics of them on this site, so im hoping a fellow member can help me out or guide me in the right direction. Thanks!

Edited by mowinman2, December 05, 2012 - 09:15 PM.


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Posted December 06, 2012 - 04:44 AM

I've never seen them but that doesn't mean they don't exist. I just typed it into google images to see what comes up and it does show a couple pics, however bad thing with this is yo never know if they actually are or if its just the tag someone put on the pic. I'm sure Kenny will be along soon and he will have the answer.

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Posted December 06, 2012 - 05:12 AM

I haven't seen any listings for them, but that doesn't mean they didn't have them. They could have been a generic weight that you could buy about anywhere, too.

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Posted December 06, 2012 - 06:16 AM

That's what I was thinking. It would be neat to stumble on some, but now I know not to get my hopes up. Thanks guys.

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Posted December 06, 2012 - 06:18 AM

That's what I was thinking. It would be neat to stumble on some, but now I know not to get my hopes up. Thanks guys.

They might have had some, but finding a part # is rather hard. New Holland doesn't have a search unless you have the part #.

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Posted December 06, 2012 - 02:59 PM

I have some 16 inch cast iron genuine FoMoCo weights on the rear of my Power King 1614 but I've never seen any 12 inchers.

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Posted December 08, 2012 - 10:48 AM

I'm not sure, but I think Gilson was making those at that time. There are cast weights that were used on Gilson and Wards and I would think they would be the correct cast weight for your tractor. There are Jacobsen cast weights that don't have the embossed "J" on them. I have some plain ones on my Oliver. You could use those too. If it were me, I'd go for the Gilson weights. They look similar to the IH Cub 25# cast iron weight but I believe they are around 50 or 60lbs.

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Posted December 08, 2012 - 11:00 AM

I have a set of the plastic 75lb weights and after dropping one on my foot while trying to wrestle them in place (thank God for steel toe workboots!) I decided there had to be a better way. I found this on ebay and it would be really easy to make up something similar if you have some scrap steel around and a welder.

http://www.ebay.com/...s-/230716836897

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Posted December 08, 2012 - 03:05 PM

Mowinman2,
I was just reading the manual for a 42" Ford/Jacobsen snowblower.
And they recommend a weight box. Or, wheel weights front and rear.
It gives the weight but doesn't say cast or cement and no part numbers.
So, yes they did offer them!

Joe


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Posted December 08, 2012 - 07:46 PM

Front and Rear Weights are listed in the Ford Lawn and Garden attachments Flyer as well as a Weight box recommended for the snow.blower.

http://gardentractor...or-attachments/

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Posted December 09, 2012 - 05:36 AM

Too bad there aren't model #s for them. I forgot they were in there. So many items, so little the brain. LOL


EDIT: I uploaded another brochure with the weight #'s, but New Holland doesn't recognize them.




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