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#1 T Guiles OFFLINE  

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Posted June 20, 2014 - 09:18 PM

I have a few questions                                                                                                                                1, Do they make decal kits for them?                                                                                                          2,  Paint codes or colors, pics of restored gt would be very helpful                                                            3. what do the mower's look like for this gt once again pics would be helpful                                                   Thanks for any and all help                                                                                                                       003.JPG                                                                                                                  004.JPG                                                                                                                  just a few pics of what I have and want to restore, and any help I would be thankful  



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Posted June 20, 2014 - 09:24 PM

I know hood decals are available but do not think anyone has a complete set made up for this year.

 

Do you have the belt guards for this?

 

I have not tried to match the gold paint yet but the paint does have metallic in it if you want to do test samples.

you may find this Brochure helpful:

http://gardentractor...-1961-brochure/


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Posted June 20, 2014 - 11:13 PM

I saw somewhere that Oldsmobile engine gold was a good match for the gold used on these.


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Posted June 21, 2014 - 06:20 AM

Hank Watkins make a full decal kit. I have it on my 61 Rideamatic and they are excellent.

 

I used a 90's Chrysler metallic gold paint mixed at NAPA to paint mine. 

 

Here is my tractor.

 

http://gardentractor...-2013/?p=285832


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Posted June 24, 2014 - 11:30 PM

That look like new... awesome job and thank's on the color 



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Posted June 25, 2014 - 06:23 AM

That look like new... awesome job and thank's on the color 

If I remember, I will look for the paint and see if I can find the paint number.


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