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1988 John Deere 318 Repower with 20HP Vanguard V-Twin 351447-1075A1 Revival


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Posted February 12, 2018 - 05:05 PM

I'll dig through the drop pile, never know what you'll find in it!

If you need to buy supplies let me know and I will throw some MOH-NAY your way!


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Posted February 12, 2018 - 08:19 PM

I'll let you know what the steel will run as soon as I can get down to my supplier, probably tomorrow afternoon.


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Posted February 14, 2018 - 07:47 AM

Ordered the remote cooler and oil filter mount that is necessary for this swap.  It will be here next week. 


I think my Lenten discipline for this year will be to get this swap completed and the tractor running... :bigrofl:


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Posted February 14, 2018 - 05:36 PM

Supply Sarg is hard at work on this.  Thanks brother!


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Posted February 19, 2018 - 03:43 PM

This arrived too

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Posted February 21, 2018 - 09:28 AM

Not sure if that remote cooler will work "as is" but it was a very reasonable price.  I think it was removed from an engine at SEW when they put a repower kit together.  This one was cheaper than their others as it did not have an oil filter on it.


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Posted February 21, 2018 - 10:03 AM

I'm finishing your motor mount adapters today, I had to wait for a new tap to arrive. They'll go out in a Priority padded envelope this afternoon.


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Posted February 21, 2018 - 12:22 PM

Thanks for the update!  Might be here for the weekend


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Posted February 21, 2018 - 12:43 PM

Thanks for the update!  Might be here for the weekend

If it moves as fast as the shaft adapter did, it will. More likely Saturday.


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Posted February 21, 2018 - 04:02 PM

MOUNTS

 

In the mail!


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Posted February 21, 2018 - 06:49 PM

Oh wow those are beautiful! 


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Posted February 22, 2018 - 09:04 AM

Looks like Saturday

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Posted February 22, 2018 - 09:51 AM

Oh wow those are beautiful! 

Well, you might not think so when you get them! They are just sawed to length, hot-rolled bar. The big holes are tapped all the way through, since they are the ones to run a bolt into from under the frame. The smaller holes are tapped about an inch deep on the side marked "TOP", and half an inch deep on the bottoms. I just couldn't get the tap to run all the way! From the directions you posted, it looks like those holes are for studs to mount the new engine on, so they should be entered from the top, and 1" deep 5/16-18 in A36 steel is more thread than holds my Dodge 4.7 V8 in the truck.


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Posted February 24, 2018 - 02:33 PM

For me the beauty is found in the ability and tools to take images on a page and turn them into a functioning three-dimensional object.  My brain lacks the ability to do that.  USPS says "out for delivery"


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Posted February 24, 2018 - 08:58 PM

They're here...

 

 

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