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Fully restored 1970s sears suburban gt18 - $1200


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#1 Countryboo ONLINE  

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Posted August 01, 2017 - 08:50 AM

https://memphis.crai...6241879344.html

Nice but a lil pricey.

#2 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted August 01, 2017 - 10:08 AM

If it was truely "Restored" that guy is taking a huge loss, The engine alone would need $1200 in rebuild parts if done correctly........


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Posted August 01, 2017 - 03:16 PM

LOL restored. He painted rite over the old paint. Deck is unrestored so the tractor probably was not in bad shape to begin with.

 

He doesn't know how to mask off a decal very well. The shifter decal is $18 on clickitnadstickit

 

Also he did not pull the transaxle out of it. Other wise he would of cleaned all the dirt and junk. "There was no shortcuts in this project it was done right" YA OK what ever you say there buddy. lol.

 

 

 

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He needs to go through larrybl Roper 20T 65 page build thread. Now That's how you restore a tractor.


Edited by EricFromPa, August 01, 2017 - 03:16 PM.

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Posted August 01, 2017 - 05:21 PM

I find that what one man thinks is a good job usually I find to be quite funny. When people want to sell things they think saying restored or gone through means it should fetch them twice the cash. I steer clear of most of those listings because most times it means the seller has to much attachment to his tractor and thinks his items are worth their weight in gold!
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Posted August 01, 2017 - 05:25 PM

Chrome Silver is not a good choice of paint either!



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Posted August 01, 2017 - 06:30 PM

Sadly half the "restored" stuff you see listed for sale is not really restored.

Theres really no money in restoring tractors ,funny thing is the guy would have been better off leaving it original , now the next guy has to work 2x as hard getting the extra layer of paint off to do it correctly. :wallbanging:


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#7 James Bosma ONLINE  

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Posted August 01, 2017 - 07:03 PM

If it was FULLY restored you would think the steering wheel and engine would look new too. Engine decals can barely be read

Looks like it was power washed and painted



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Posted August 02, 2017 - 06:38 AM

Not digging the Kentucky Chrome silver paint.



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Posted August 02, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Not digging the Kentucky Chrome silver paint.


What's Kentucky got to do about it?

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Posted August 03, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Ah yes, the ever popular "Rattlecan Restoration" :rolling:


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Posted August 03, 2017 - 06:04 PM

Not digging the Kentucky Chrome silver paint.

 

Here in Canada, we call it Newfy Chrome.....Apologizes to our Newfoundland residents.


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