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Posted February 04, 2016 - 05:52 PM

I have seen 300 hours to decarbonize the head. Not sure of what brand thou. Most never get done, until some thing happens.

Noel

 

They say running some Sea Foam through the engine will eliminate a lot of it. I'm going to try that on my 317 in the spring. Some say if you run some Seafoam or MMO in your gas it will help prevent the buildup. 


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Posted February 04, 2016 - 07:13 PM

I use transmission oil in my gas and engine oil. Keeps things clean.

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Posted February 04, 2016 - 08:18 PM

Current plan is to finish cleaning carbon out of combustion area, new head gasket, regrind the valves and lap and lash them. then run MMO in the oil and seafoam in the gas and see how it acts. I believe this tractor was sitting a long time so there's a chance maybe a ring is stuck.



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Posted February 05, 2016 - 09:26 AM

They say running some Sea Foam through the engine will eliminate a lot of it. I'm going to try that on my 317 in the spring. Some say if you run some Seafoam or MMO in your gas it will help prevent the buildup. 

 

Did that on my RF 110 - Put seafoam in the gas before winter.  Ran it until the carb went dry.  Started it the next spring only to find the head gasket was leaking by the exhaust valve.  Pulled the head and the carbon was gone and it revealed the weak spot in the old gasket.  

 

 

I have a bunch of extra k321/341 gaskets somewhere around here 


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Posted February 05, 2016 - 05:49 PM

Washed it off today

 

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Posted February 22, 2016 - 09:52 PM

Polished up fender deck and put it back on. Also got the casting for the middle lever so I can get that fixed and use all 3 levers,

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Posted February 22, 2016 - 09:54 PM

Also sometime within the next few weeks I'll be picking up this other 1973 140 h3 parts tractor I'm gonna pull rear hydro kit off of and rear rims/tires and probably sell the rest.

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Posted February 23, 2016 - 09:58 AM

Your 140 H3 is looking good. Sad to see another 140 parted out, but glad those parts will be going to a good cause.

 

Harlan.


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Posted February 23, 2016 - 11:19 AM

There are lots of good parts left on the parts machine.  Make sure you harvest a much as can before it goes away. I am interested in parts when you get to that point.


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Posted February 23, 2016 - 04:14 PM

There are lots of good parts left on the parts machine.  Make sure you harvest a much as can before it goes away. I am interested in parts when you get to that point.

i'll probably pull most of the good parts off and keep ir sell them and let the rest sit at my grandparents house. I don't scrap anything


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Posted March 20, 2016 - 05:10 PM

some updated pics of my progress so far. wet sanded off the dark green paint that was on it now on those areas i need to polish it up.

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Posted March 20, 2016 - 05:20 PM

What kind of shape is the fender mounted radio in that I see mounted on the parts 140? Will you post a couple of pictures of it? 



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Posted March 21, 2016 - 06:01 PM

What kind of shape is the fender mounted radio in that I see mounted on the parts 140? Will you post a couple of pictures of it? 

i was told its junk and i believe it from sitting outside for years. Haven't gotten parts 140 yet just been too busy to go pick it up. I'll post pics though when I do go get it.


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Posted March 21, 2016 - 07:34 PM

OK, Thanks. Don't find many of the old Motorola's around anymore. 


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Posted March 21, 2016 - 08:16 PM

That is an amazing looking 140. Grats on the buy.
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