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by Farmallgray
Fri Dec 26, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Pullers
Topic: Diesel puller finally painted
Replies: 11
Views: 6569

Diesel puller finally painted

It took 4 years after I first got it together and running, but it's finally painted. See my other thread below to see what it looked like before with yellow and white and rust. It started out as an 1806. The engine is a 3 cylinder D-1105 Kubota (1100cc) with a Garrett GT20 turbo. The model "1582" is...
by Farmallgray
Fri Dec 26, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Can't find Hydro oil leak
Replies: 19
Views: 23468

Re: Can't find Hydro oil leak

Nobody makes the neoprene gaskets. You have to make them yourself from sheet material. I got mine from www.useenco.com or www.mscdirect.com but Mcmaster-carr should have it too. Some guys have said they have gotten it from auto parts stores. I work at a NAPA store and we do not carry it. Our gasket ...
by Farmallgray
Fri Dec 26, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: Kubota Starter Replacement (1772, 1782, 2182, etc.)
Replies: 12
Views: 6913

Re: Kubota Starter Replacement (1772, 1782, 2182, etc.)

More than one way to skin a cat. Nice job Tom. I wasn't aware there was a planetary gear reduction starter. I like your analogy of building a ship in a bottle. In my 30 plus years working on these tractors, I have come to the conclusion that for the most part, the "short cut" takes longer than remov...
by Farmallgray
Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Can't find Hydro oil leak
Replies: 19
Views: 23468

Re: Can't find Hydro oil leak

I wouldn't put two gaskets in. Chances are one will slip or be pushed out and cause a leak. Some guys make their own gaskets from 1/16" thick neoprene material. I have had pretty good luck with them so far. I replaced the original gasket in my 782 about 12 years ago with an OEM cork gasket. I put a ...
by Farmallgray
Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: brake hydro control linkage adjustment
Replies: 6
Views: 3009

Re: brake hydro control linkage adjustment

Are you using the procedure from the service manual? Usually you don't adjust the threaded rods. The return to neutral is adjusted by moving the bracket where the linkage bolts to the pump up or down. It isn't real apparent just by looking at it. You really need to go by the manual or you are just p...
by Farmallgray
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Ford, Jacobsen, Oliver and MM garden tractors
Replies: 4
Views: 2450

Re: Ford, Jacobsen, Oliver and MM garden tractors

I got the tractor yesterday. Its not in bad shape and it actually has a Jacobsen grill. Has a recently new short block in it. I'd like to find the parts to convert the hydro filter from inline to spin on. The left spindle is tweaked but I can probably fix it. I need a few other small items too. If a...
by Farmallgray
Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: 127 cab
Replies: 2
Views: 1305

Re: 127 cab

I adapted a Jacobsen cab to a 123. They were made by Original Tractor Cab co who I believe makes the ones for the new Cub Cadets. They have a hard plastic or fiberglass top and soft sides. I believe wheel horse and others also used Original cabs.
by Farmallgray
Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Ford, Jacobsen, Oliver and MM garden tractors
Replies: 4
Views: 2450

Re: Ford, Jacobsen, Oliver and MM garden tractors

The one I'm looking at is an open side model from the early 70s. I used to mow with a Jake 1450 and I remember the dash being cracked. I always figured it was because the steering column didn't have enough support at the top. I'm pretty sure they use the same basic steering gear as the Cub Cadets. I...
by Farmallgray
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Ford, Jacobsen, Oliver and MM garden tractors
Replies: 4
Views: 2450

Ford, Jacobsen, Oliver and MM garden tractors

Is anyone here into these Jacobsen made machines? My family's dealership sold Jacobsens when I was a kid. They are good machines. Not quite the same as Cub Cadets but they do have some cool features. The high/low range and foot controls on the hydros are nice. I have a line on a Ford LGT145 that may...
by Farmallgray
Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Brinly Cultivator manual
Replies: 3
Views: 1750

Re: Brinly Cultivator manual

I found the manual for the newer version on Brinly's website but it didn't tell me what I need to know. My wife wants to try a garden this year again. Neither one of us likes pulling weeds and I have a cultivator so I'd like to lay the garden out in such a way that I can cultivate with the tractor. ...
by Farmallgray
Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Brinly Cultivator manual
Replies: 3
Views: 1750

Brinly Cultivator manual

I have a copy of the Brinly plow manual that I downloaded from the old forum years ago. I have never seen one for the cultivator. Is it on here or anywhere else to be downloaded?
by Farmallgray
Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Plow Days and Events
Topic: Pa plow day Danville pa April 11 and 12
Replies: 32
Views: 19095

Re: Pa plow day Danville pa April 11 and 12

I'll be there both days.
by Farmallgray
Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Pullers
Topic: Starting a 1810 Diesel Puller
Replies: 2
Views: 2770

Re: Starting a 1810 Diesel Puller

Here is a thread from when I first built mine; http://www.cubcadetcollectors.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=22 Most of the guys who are running diesel pullers are on Facebook now. There are two Facebook groups related to diesel pulling. One is "diesel garden tractor pulling" and the other is "limite...
by Farmallgray
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: Traction Prolems w/ SGT 1572
Replies: 12
Views: 3818

Re: Traction Prolems w/ SGT 1572

You probably won't completely eliminate spinning on snow and ice no matter how much weight you add. If you get it weighted down too much
you will start breaking stuff. When does it spin? Maybe try taking smaller bites with the blade. Sometimes it helps to back further up and get some more momentum.
by Farmallgray
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: Inline heaters for diesels
Replies: 7
Views: 3078

Re: Inline heaters for diesels

I think they work ok, but they take up a lot of room in an already crowded engine compartment. Where all have you priced the the for in the head?
That price sounds high to me.
by Farmallgray
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: K301 questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1239

Re: K301 questions

The concave side of the washer goes toward the flywheel. The key should be square.
by Farmallgray
Sun Feb 16, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Tools
Replies: 25
Views: 11979

Re: Tools

A die grinder is pretty handy as well as a 4" electric grinder. An inexpensive torque wrench is a good idea too.
by Farmallgray
Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: A couple of questions ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1338

Re: A couple of questions ?

I can't say for sure about the IH days, but in the late 80s CCC days the dealers ordered the models and quantities they wanted. The more they ordered the better discount they got and the quicker they sold them, the better discount they got. I don't remember for sure when the spring orders were place...
by Farmallgray
Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: 1450 Update - Need Hydro Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1531

Re: 1450 Update - Need Hydro Help

Not sure what you are calling the sector shaft. The shaft that the swash plate pivots on requires complete disassembly to remove. Most of them seem to have some side to side play in that shaft. Won't hurt anything.

Any play in the linkage can cause "hydro creep".
by Farmallgray
Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: painting again
Replies: 18
Views: 7314

Re: painting again

Dave,
Could you give us some details on your spray booth?
by Farmallgray
Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: restoring questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1436

Re: restoring questions

Urschel's is a good source for decals. Scott is very meticulous about the correct color, shape, font, etc. Maple-Hunter decals are decent quality but you can usually see some slight differences from the originals. Urschel's are exactly like the originals that the tractors came from the factory with ...
by Farmallgray
Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: Diesel won't start
Replies: 24
Views: 12236

Re: Diesel won't start

That is a good write-up. I had always heard not to use starting fluid in an indirect injected (glow plug) diesel. But this is the first time I had seen a complete explanation of why. I don't use it in diesels at all. For gas engines I only use liquid starting aid as a quick diagnosis to see if the p...
by Farmallgray
Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: CASE IH QUESTION
Replies: 3
Views: 2022

Re: CASE IH QUESTION

Parts are probably available but will be expensive when you get them. Might be better off with a Kubota. Lot more of them out there and easier
to get parts for.
by Farmallgray
Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Why is this website so dead???
Replies: 145
Views: 62867

Re: Why is this website so dead???

BB,
If you click on the "view active topics" button it will give you that and it is more than 10, it is like three pages in decending order.

search.php?search_id=active_topics
by Farmallgray
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:46 am
Forum: Cub Cadets and Shooting the Breeze
Topic: 'Cause I wanted to.......
Replies: 17
Views: 2802

Re: 'Cause I wanted to.......

Very nice Paul! I was planning on something similar with my loader tractor. I was going to call it a 2123. I was going to do the wheels and hood in white and the decals in black so
it would resemble some of the tactor/loader/backhoes that IH made a few years later.
by Farmallgray
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Why is this website so dead???
Replies: 145
Views: 62867

Re: Why is this website so dead???

I don't care one way or another whether we combine the topics. The way I view the forums it doesn't really matter. I have found years ago that the best way for me to keep up with all the new posts is to use the "view active topics" feature. That basically gives you all the threads that have been rec...
by Farmallgray
Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: Need pics of 3000 series
Replies: 4
Views: 2520

Need pics of 3000 series

Folks,
If any of you own a 3000 series Cub Cadet, I need some photos for Red Power Magazine. It doesn't matter what model or condition as long as they are good clear high res
pics with a fairly clear background. You can post them here or email them to me.
Thanks.
by Farmallgray
Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:43 am
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: 3000 series
Replies: 9
Views: 6894

Re: 3000 series

Using Hank's book and the serial # I determined it was built on April 14, 1999.
by Farmallgray
Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: 3000 series
Replies: 9
Views: 6894

Re: 3000 series

I looked at it today. It is a 3225 but I couldn't tell for sure if it has the cast iron rear. I thought the ones with the aluminum rears were bare aluminum and the CI ones were painted black, but I could be wrong. It needs a battery. I didn't try starting it but the engine isn't locked up. There was...
by Farmallgray
Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: CCC and MTD Built Cub cadets
Topic: 3000 series
Replies: 9
Views: 6894

3000 series

May going to look at a 3000 series tractor to buy. Price is right but it needs work. Don't know the model yet but it supposedly has the cast iron transaxle and a 60" deck. I was never around the 3000 series much. Are there any particular problems I should be looking for? I remember some problems wit...