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#166 DanP OFFLINE  

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Posted January 20, 2012 - 08:55 PM

I got the solenoid and put it in tonight it all works fine and the power lift motor is starting to sound better. I started it up and tried to drive it around but the vari speed is letting the belt slip. I have to figure that out.

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Posted January 22, 2012 - 07:41 PM

I am done!!!! I got the Vari speed to work and I got the leak stopped on the power lift. I will try and post a video or two of it if I can figure it out. In the mean time some pictures.
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Posted January 22, 2012 - 07:51 PM

Good stuff man.

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Posted January 22, 2012 - 08:08 PM

This is the first video I took after it was done, I will try and take another of it running when my son comes home.

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Posted January 22, 2012 - 08:14 PM

Boy it's nicer in the video then in the pictures :thumbs:
I never saw a tractor that was that shinny !!! Al

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Posted January 22, 2012 - 08:16 PM

:yelclap: :yelclap: :yelclap:


Very nice.

You should be proud, you did a great job.



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Posted January 22, 2012 - 08:18 PM

:yelclap::yelclap::yelclap:


Very nice.

You should be proud, you did a great job.

:ditto:

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Posted January 22, 2012 - 11:03 PM

This is my son driving the newly restored 1968 MF 10.
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Posted January 22, 2012 - 11:15 PM

Really tight turning radius.

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Posted January 23, 2012 - 12:26 AM

Very nice! I see that shoes aren't allowed on the footrests yet!

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Posted January 23, 2012 - 07:23 AM

He had got stuck in the ditch yesterday as we had a lot of ice down here. His boots were covered with mud so I would not let him get near it with them on.

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Posted January 23, 2012 - 07:32 AM

Wow. Looks better than new. Cool videos. I see it's not allowed out the door as yet. Great job!

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Posted January 23, 2012 - 03:58 PM

I thought it would be interesting to break down the hours I worked on this. I had over 176 hours total and here is how it breaks down. Some day I might get brave enough to add up all the recipts to see how much I spent. I am not ready to know that yet.

Clean and sandblast, General work, Front end, 3 Point, Paint, Lift motor.
20.5 hrs..................... 62.75 hrs ........14.25 hrs... 51 hrs ..16.5 hrs ..11.5 hrs

I want to thank everyone for all their help and support on this project, it would have been a lot more difficult to do without this community of friends. I hope I can return the favor. My next project will be a 1964 Allis Chalmers B10 but it will be a straight forward restoration no narrow front or 3 point. I might wait a while for this one, my checkbook needs time to recover.

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Posted January 23, 2012 - 04:12 PM

I was going to ask you to make a 3 point for mine, now that you have the prototype. But I'll be nice and wait. LOL

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Posted January 23, 2012 - 05:35 PM

It works, Good Stuff.




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