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What did you do TO your Tractor Today: ie wrenching/cosmetics


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#1846 aevansgatech OFFLINE  

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Posted April 23, 2015 - 08:19 AM

Smooth high quality auto grade enamel paint. I remove all the rust, Zinc Chromate as the primer / base, then Orr-Lac high gloss enamel.

 

Do you do any wet sanding or put a top coat on the enamel?

 

I'm thinking 3 coats of automotive enamel should hold up pretty well


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Posted April 23, 2015 - 04:56 PM

Just as is with silicon sprayed on. Same with the snow blower and thrower.

 

Wet sanding would help more.


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Posted April 26, 2015 - 08:17 PM

pumped the tires up on the Toro XL-440H i just got yesterday off kerbside 



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Posted April 26, 2015 - 11:29 PM

Dropped a new battery in the Massey 8, old one had died.  Spent some time trying to work out how the charge must work on the replacement engine, but didn't finish hooking it up as I didn't have suitable wire for a connection.

 

Played chinese fire drill with tractors, re-arranging so I can get at the next one I want to work on.  Got a "refreshed" tecumseh for my 12 Hydro that has been smoking badly.


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#1850 JohnDeere110 ONLINE  

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Posted April 27, 2015 - 03:28 PM

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I got the air cleaner put on my 110

 

 


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Posted April 28, 2015 - 02:20 PM

Finished reassembling the Ford deck. Realized the enamel still isn't super hard after about a week of curing

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#1852 KennyP ONLINE  

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Posted April 28, 2015 - 07:25 PM

I got the Cub out of retirement and got it running again. Have an issue with connections at the switch, but a little wiggling and it takes right off. I forgot how much fun it is to drive! May have connection issues in the charging circuit also as the amp gauge isn't moving.


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#1853 alec OFFLINE  

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Posted May 01, 2015 - 06:42 PM

well I broke my tiller  .... then I broke my lift cable... then I broke my electric lift .

so I robbed another tractor of its tiller and another of its cable and manual lift arm .

THAT WAS NOT FUN ! but I can curl a cow with my left hand .......good times :hitting_self_roller:

still better than owning that other brand of tractor ! :bigrofl: the not yellow or red kind


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Posted May 02, 2015 - 05:33 AM

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did some wrenching during the week & made some addaptors for different wheels for my Rover rancher 2P9010162.JPG

the 1st pic is of the replacement wheels

the 2nd pic is the original wheels off the machine which is only 4x8 size the replacements are

8x18,1/2 x8 wheels , it altered the gear ratio minimal &  made heaps more traction 


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Posted May 02, 2015 - 05:49 AM

MFDAC 

nothing like a smoker engine , makes the real feel to ole stuff , the authentic appeal 



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Posted May 02, 2015 - 05:55 AM

alec

the end result of success  to t/time is what it's all about , 

even if it means rob peter to fix paul & i'm sure we have all done it over time 


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Posted May 02, 2015 - 10:26 AM

Changed the oil and greased the 120 then moved onto oil changes for the push mowers. 


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Posted May 05, 2015 - 02:05 PM

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I started to sand off some rust on the wheels on my 110


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Posted May 09, 2015 - 05:11 AM

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i got a little bit talented , done some cosmetic touches P9220024.JPG , now it looks to flash for the tractor the paint colors are Machinery grey & new copper 


Edited by holdenboy1960, May 10, 2015 - 06:09 AM.

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Posted May 12, 2015 - 06:45 PM

Rebuilt my landscape rake for my Ford LGT 145!

 

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