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#1 mnoonan42 OFFLINE  

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Posted July 19, 2015 - 09:23 AM

I just purchased this tractor and want to restore but the color is a medium blue metallic with white rims, steering wheel and seat and appears to be original paint. Is this color correct? I have only seen pictures of this model as gold or bronze color with white trim. Can someone enlighten me on the correct colors and paint codes?
I also will need a few parts such as both left and right belt guards and both throttle and choke cables with top of dash brackets and a muffler. I may need other parts as well.
Thanks,
Mike


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Posted July 19, 2015 - 10:02 AM

Hello Welcome to GTT :wave:

 

Its probably going to be easier to post a picture of your machine so we can ID it and confirm its a 1962 model , many of them have been repainted various colors of the rainbow over the years by people.


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Posted July 19, 2015 - 10:14 AM

Welcome to GTtalk you came to the right place for help. 


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Posted July 19, 2015 - 06:51 PM

Welcome to GTT!

 

Here is a link to the brochure showing the 1962 Ride-A-Matic  in its original colors.

 

http://gardentractor...48-bolens-1962/



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Posted July 19, 2015 - 07:18 PM

Hello Welcome to GTT :wave:

 

Its probably going to be easier to post a picture of your machine so we can ID it and confirm its a 1962 model , many of them have been repainted various colors of the rainbow over the years by people.

Here are some pictures;

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Posted July 19, 2015 - 07:25 PM

Its 100% a 1962. 


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Posted July 19, 2015 - 09:30 PM

Welcome to GTT!

 

Here is a link to the brochure showing the 1962 Ride-A-Matic  in its original colors.

 

http://gardentractor...48-bolens-1962/

Thanks, but that is not the same as my tractor.

Mike



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Posted July 19, 2015 - 09:49 PM

Thanks, but that is not the same as my tractor.

Mike

 

 

Your tractor is in there you need to download it. 


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Posted July 19, 2015 - 10:19 PM

Its 100% a 1962. 

Thank you. Do you think then that it was repainted blue sometime during it's life or could it have been some sort of a variant?

Mike



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Posted July 19, 2015 - 10:25 PM

Thank you. Do you think then that it was repainted blue sometime during it's life or could it have been some sort of a variant?

Mike

 

 

It was painted blue at some point in its life it should be gold. 


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Posted July 20, 2015 - 06:22 AM

Its 100% a 1962. 

 

:ditto:

 

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Posted July 21, 2015 - 11:03 AM

It should be gold as the others have mentioned. However, the metallic blue paint job on your Bolens RAM looks great and make me wonder why Bolens didn't opt for that colour originally!

Thanks for posting.
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Posted October 22, 2015 - 04:22 PM

Here's my RAM being put back together after being painted in gold.

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Edited by Bolens800uk, October 22, 2015 - 04:23 PM.

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 06:57 PM

Looks good,very nice job

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Posted September 30, 2016 - 07:19 PM

Here's my RAM being put back together after being painted in gold.

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Do you have the codes you used for this gold?


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