Jump to content

Nominations for Tractor of the Month
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
* * * * * 1 votes

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


  • Please log in to reply
2305 replies to this topic

#61 tweidman OFFLINE  

tweidman

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 5
  • 250 Thanks
  • 797 posts
  • Location: Ackermanville,Pa

Posted November 22, 2010 - 08:20 PM

Finished the prep to bring in Ryan's MF10, then hauled it & donor unit in the garage. Then got the hoods off & began making a to do list. Managed to do a few small things.

Nice looking 1966, does it still have the serial tag?

#62 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 27,269 Thanks
  • 28,607 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted November 22, 2010 - 09:31 PM

Sure does,:dancingbanana:
#1446001307.
MF10 1446001307.jpg

#63 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 27,269 Thanks
  • 28,607 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted November 22, 2010 - 09:32 PM

Nice looking 1966, does it still have the serial tag?


Sure does,:dancingbanana:
#1446001307.
http://gardentractor...1446001307-jpg/

Edited by MH81, November 22, 2010 - 10:11 PM.


#64 DH1 ONLINE  

DH1

    Electric Tractors

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 62
  • 4,587 Thanks
  • 5,295 posts
  • Location: Markham Ontario Canada

Posted November 22, 2010 - 09:34 PM

That's a early one.

#65 caseguy OFFLINE  

caseguy

    Connoisseur of Rusty Junk

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 906
  • 1,624 Thanks
  • 5,600 posts
  • Location: Edinburg, PA

Posted November 23, 2010 - 06:43 PM

Yesterday, I fabricated a new cable guide clamp for my WH 314-8. I used a badly rusted one off of my 312-8 as a pattern. I got it primed and painted and also cleaned up and painted the cable guide tube that I purchased last Saturday. I also removed the draw bar style hitch and started to install the clevis hitch.
Today I installed the cable guide tube and clamp and ran to the WH dealer for some smalls (A trunnion, a clevis, and clevis pin) that I didn't get with the hitch and the larger components last Sat. I also ordered a lift cable assembly that will not be in for some time yet. I plan on using the factory cable as a pattern to try and duplicate an OEM setup for the rest of my herd. If I find the right components, I may even make a few to sell to offset the cost of all this stuff!

#66 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 27,269 Thanks
  • 28,607 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted November 23, 2010 - 07:17 PM

Finally found a decent picture of the missing parts of my Sears Snowplow. Went ahead & Fabricated a lift lock & started taking measurements for the lower structural arms that go to the rear of the tractor. I would love to find a set of originals to copy, but I think I can get close. Got the 7E to start again, but am realizing the switch is going bad... gonna have to buy a new one before I use it.

#67 turbo OFFLINE  

turbo

    Member

  • Member
  • Member No: 395
  • 0 Thanks
  • 14 posts
  • Location: powassan ontario

Posted November 23, 2010 - 09:18 PM

today i gave my john deer l100 a oil change and a wash and wax now shes put away for the winter lol

#68 Tinkerer OFFLINE  

Tinkerer

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 259
  • 18 Thanks
  • 200 posts
  • Location: Franklin, NH

Posted November 25, 2010 - 09:28 PM

I didn't do any work today but I am uploading a better picture of my Bolens 1220 with the wide studded tires and the snow blower mounted. Maybe I will be able to work on them some tomorrow.1123101430.jpg

#69 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

Bolens 1000

    DR. Bolens

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 7
  • 12,680 Thanks
  • 17,200 posts
  • Location: Western NY

Posted November 25, 2010 - 09:31 PM

Is that chain being used as the lift link?
What is holding it up like that?

#70 olcowhand ONLINE  

olcowhand

    Red Tractor Nut & Diesel Addict

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Sponsor
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 20
  • 35,605 Thanks
  • 29,834 posts
  • Location: South Central Kentucky

Posted November 25, 2010 - 10:00 PM

Got a lot done on my Bush Hog D4-10 garden tractor restoration! :dancingbanana:

#71 Tinkerer OFFLINE  

Tinkerer

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 259
  • 18 Thanks
  • 200 posts
  • Location: Franklin, NH

Posted November 26, 2010 - 01:57 PM

Yes I am using a chain as the lift link. I don't have the lift link that is designed to go with the snow blower and I saw a chain being used as a lift link on another Bolens to lift the snow blower. I actually have a spring around one of the motor mounts and hooked to the chain in two different spots. I did this to keep the chain from getting caught on the tie rod end when I steer hard to the right and then return to straight. The think the chain would only get caught on the tie rod end when the snow blower is down but I decided to prevent this from happening and not find out during my first time using it to snow blow the driveway. Only time will tell how the chain and spring work. It was easier to use a chain than try and built the lift link right now.

#72 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

Bolens 1000

    DR. Bolens

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 7
  • 12,680 Thanks
  • 17,200 posts
  • Location: Western NY

Posted November 26, 2010 - 03:58 PM

ah ok. I was wondering how the chain appeared to be floating in mid air LOL.

#73 Tinkerer OFFLINE  

Tinkerer

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 259
  • 18 Thanks
  • 200 posts
  • Location: Franklin, NH

Posted November 26, 2010 - 06:21 PM

Well I removed the mower from the Bolens 1600H today. Hopefully I won't need it till spring. I then installed the snow blade in preparation for winter and what is to come.

#74 grand OFFLINE  

grand

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 8
  • 1,632 Thanks
  • 1,909 posts
  • Location: PA

Posted November 26, 2010 - 08:33 PM

I posted some of this already in What did you do with your tractor today. But to start out George and I put a starter generator from the G 12 I just got on the 800. Also donated to the 800 were wheel weights. With that done we mounted a snow blade on the tractor and put on the tire chains. There was little clearance between the chains and the fenders so rather than damage them we took the fenders off. Also helped George mount the snowblower on his MF12. We are hopefully now ready for winter. I can't do pictures but we will post some tomorrow of our snow removal fleet.The last thing we did was to start a rewiring job on the 600. I had made a temporary repair this summer but its time to do it right. It was a great day to work with my son on some our tractors.

#75 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 27,269 Thanks
  • 28,607 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted November 26, 2010 - 10:50 PM

Came home with a migraine from work. Took a recuperative nap & then Ryan and I built the support rods for the Sears 7E's snow plow. Now to buy a battery & tune up the carb. Wheel weights are waiting & I need to find a set of chains. Hold on snow, hold on.




Top