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#1 farmerall OFFLINE  

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Posted July 08, 2015 - 06:41 PM

I found this on CL the other day and couldn't pass it up since it was only $100. I bought it because my brother's SS16 needs some parts and I can use some stuff off it too. The seller said it hadn't run for 7 or so years, today I messed with it for a few minutes and it fired with gas dumped in the carb. My guess is that the carb is gummed up from sitting. The tractor also came with a Haban snowblower which looks like it has only seen light use. IT's hard to move on your own though, I found that out the hard way.

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Posted July 08, 2015 - 07:10 PM

That was a great deal! I've been keeping my eyes open for one of those blowers for my SS/18. That machine might just run fine after you clean the fuel system.
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Posted July 08, 2015 - 07:55 PM

Hey I was about to call him about that but lost the Add.Was that the one Just above Pittsburgh? I'll give ya $150 for it if you deliver :rolling: 


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Posted July 08, 2015 - 08:14 PM

Hey I was about to call him about that but lost the Add.Was that the one Just above Pittsburgh? I'll give ya $150 for it if you deliver :rolling:

 

Yep, it was in Jeannette. I will have to pass lol, I've already been offered 200 but I don't really want to sell this one whole. It can help repair our Suburban 12 and SS16


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Posted July 08, 2015 - 11:50 PM

Nice find Matt.
The fuel, let me suggest something. Take the bowl off, Mix up some gas/acetone and see if it will go thru the lines. After that, try to get it o run on it.
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Posted July 09, 2015 - 06:13 AM

Use a hand truck/dolly to move the snow blower around...those things are sort of heavy and awkward... I will give you all the money in my pocket for that tractor..FOB my doorstep of course.


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Posted July 09, 2015 - 06:55 AM

Man, hate to see it parted. That's exactly like mine, 1977 16/6. Wished I was closer, I would buy the motor for parts.

 

Has the nose been repaired? It looks to be in very good condition in the pics.


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Posted July 09, 2015 - 04:43 PM

Man, hate to see it parted. That's exactly like mine, 1977 16/6. Wished I was closer, I would buy the motor for parts.

 

Has the nose been repaired? It looks to be in very good condition in the pics.

 

The nose cone is nice, a few small cracks but nothing that looks major. The motor runs nice, at least with gas dumped in the carb. I was told the head was redone not long before it was parked and I can believe that. I may end up keeping this one whole but just sticking it somewhere out of the way and forgetting about it for awhile. No matter what I am borrowing the rear tires for another tractor and the plastic fuel tank is going on my brother's SS16.


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