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#1 Texas Deere and Horse OFFLINE  

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 08:58 PM

I finally got some of the KT-540 Tail Lights for the older Bush Hog tractors. I was happy to find them the other day and even happier to get them bought. I need the bases, but I got the hard part finally.

 

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 09:03 PM

Cool! I've always like the looks of those lites!


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Posted January 29, 2015 - 09:27 PM

Good deal!  Glad they arrived safe & sound.


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Posted January 29, 2015 - 09:34 PM

Great Find!

Do you guys ever find alot of former dealers out there with stock like Bolens or is finding NOS parts pretty scarce for these?


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Posted January 29, 2015 - 09:43 PM

Great Find!

Do you guys ever find alot of former dealers out there with stock like Bolens or is finding NOS parts pretty scarce for these?

 

Scott "Sacsr" finds dealer stock, but I have never found any kind of a dealer hoard to get my hands on. Would love to find a building full of parts someday. Down here everything gets scrapped. :wallbanging:


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Posted January 29, 2015 - 10:33 PM

NOS parts do come up from time to time, but usually more steel than wear items. I am hoping for that large stash as well!

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 10:57 PM

NOS parts do come up from time to time, but usually more steel than wear items. I am hoping for that large stash as well!

 

That's the way it is in the engine parts world, too, Scott. 

 

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Posted January 30, 2015 - 04:21 AM

Those look like 39 Ford taillights that the rodders use.  I think there are company's making copies of those. Ever compare?  Try looking on epay for the Ford lights and see how they look maybe?


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Posted January 30, 2015 - 05:10 AM

glgrumpy is right.....My wife's trike had the same tail-light. I was replacing a bad bulb and ended up dropping the red glass lense on the concrete!

I purchased new lights from a "hot rod" web site.


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Posted January 30, 2015 - 09:36 AM

Very nice find. Is the three all you found?


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Posted January 30, 2015 - 09:52 AM

glgrumpy is right.....My wife's trike had the same tail-light. I was replacing a bad bulb and ended up dropping the red glass lense on the concrete!

I purchased new lights from a "hot rod" web site.

 

 

 

 

Would you happen to have a link to that site. I need one of those

lights for my Hog.Thanks

 

 

Nice find Brian.


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Posted January 30, 2015 - 10:13 AM

glgrumpy is right.....My wife's trike had the same tail-light. I was replacing a bad bulb and ended up dropping the red glass lense on the concrete!

I purchased new lights from a "hot rod" web site.

 

Yes Sir, if you can find the web site, I still need bases for these lights.



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Posted January 30, 2015 - 10:18 AM

I found these online, but still looking for the base.

 

http://www.vintagetr...0_p/vts-521.htm

 

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Posted January 30, 2015 - 12:07 PM

Would you happen to have a link to that site. I need one of those

lights for my Hog.Thanks

 

 

Nice find Brian.

Will keep watching ebay. They come on fairly often, since they were used on the early campers. Good find on the reproduction ones Brian. First time I have seen that.  Will was your BH an early one? The later ones used a PM taillight.






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