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#1 shallowwatersailor OFFLINE  

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Posted June 01, 2014 - 07:14 PM

Normally I am working on my Wheel Horses but picked up this 917.57560 in April. I decided to repaint it while cleaning and re-greasing everything. I got it started today and have the hood ready to go on, but I am having a problem with the hood pins. The tractor has the optional reverser but does not have the longer pin. Is there an alternate to use? It still needs some touchup.

 

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Posted June 01, 2014 - 07:29 PM

   Looks awesome!!!!!



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Posted June 01, 2014 - 08:05 PM

That is really looking good! Thanks for sharing!



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Posted June 01, 2014 - 08:07 PM

Depends if you are looking for OEM or functional.  I built a set of pins from some round rod & washers. I cut the rod to length, welded on the washers & drilled the holes for the retaining clips.  Quick & simple.

 

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Posted June 01, 2014 - 08:15 PM

Depends if you are looking for OEM or functional.  I built a set of pins from some round rod & washers. I cut the rod to length, welded on the washers & drilled the holes for the retaining clips.  Quick & simple.

 

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Thanks! I am looking for functional.


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Posted June 01, 2014 - 08:55 PM

I'm curious.  What are those tires?  I thought at first they were just worn by looking at the tread, but I see by the sidewall they look new(er).  I need some shoes for my DB's, that's why I ask. 

 

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Posted June 01, 2014 - 09:29 PM

I'm curious.  What are those tires?  I thought at first they were just worn by looking at the tread, but I see by the sidewall they look new(er).  I need some shoes for my DB's, that's why I ask. 

 

Ben W.

They are old Mansfield Mud-Snow 6.50-16 directional tires. They must have tubes inside as one tire has a huge crack in the sidewall. But they seem to fit the era and are holding air so I plan to leave them on. I applied Miller tire paint after I first bought it  but need to apply a second coat when the tractor is finished.


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Posted June 02, 2014 - 04:39 AM

 The tractor has the optional reverser but does not have the longer pin. Is there an alternate to use?

 

 

I scrapped out an old gas grill but kept the pins that hold the wheels on it. They are almost identical to the hood pins, just a little longer so they can be cut to length. I'll try to post a picture later.


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Posted June 02, 2014 - 08:19 PM

you can also use a long rivet., just the head will be a little smaller.


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Posted June 04, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Here is what I came up with. It is a 1/4-20 x 3" carriage bolt using 1/4-20 well nut and acorn nut on the outside. It will save trying to reach under the hood for the cotter pin. The hood stay unfortunately doesn't  work as is. I am going to play with the left side and maybe shorten the well nut.

 

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Posted June 04, 2014 - 03:21 PM

That should do it. Good idea.






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