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    Re: led replacement for h4 headlamp? JD 3720

    I got some less robust looking units off eby for $15 / pair. They give off light that's not too bad but not nearly as bright,focused,intense as the halogens I was replacing.

    From what I can find,...
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    Re: quick attach FEL for bx25

    Looks good Lakes - thanks for sharing your work!
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    Re: Repairing sidewall rips?

    I'm in the same boat right now. I'm going to cut an old tire up and bolt a patch to the inside of the torn one with 1/4" carriage bolts (4) and then glue an old tube over that as a patch and put the...
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    Re: will an 8 work for this

    It will do it but for the extra $1000 you'd like a newer unit better (NAA, Jube, 600 etc).
  5. Thread: 8n oil pan

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    Re: 8n oil pan

    When I did my rope seals on the steering box I pre-soaked them and tapped them in place with a wooden dowel.
  6. Insurance Re: Old Ford operator manual ( not shop manual ) for 3000, 4000, 5000 tractor

    SWEET, thanks Hakan.
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    9n hydraulic help!

    ok, just got the new NAA piston assembly fit to a spare lift cover I had lying around and installed it in the tractor - I replaced the old (working/leaking) lift cover & assembly with a spare I...
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    Re: Planning my pole barn, Suggestions welcome.

    I just built mine last year - Hansen Pole Buildings .com Sales guy was Jim and they were great to work with. I went steel sided/roof and it's been terrific. Came in about $12k for a 32'x32' 2 story...
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    Re: Wood to steel cutting bandsaw

    My saw conversion is using a motorcycle transmission to step down the speed... between the pulleys and 6 gears I should be able to dial most anything in. Pulley from the motor (1hp), pulley on the...
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    Re: carry-all for back of tractor

    I'll tell you, the forks are the way to go. I built my forks (patterned off the Agri-Fab ones) out of rectangular tubing. They're light and mighty versatile for moving stuff around - Then I built a...
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    Re: Newbie on board 3 pt hitch drag blde issue

    I ran into the same type of dilemma - rather than reinvent the wheel, why not pick up a set of Myer or Western plow shoes from your local autoparts store & fab mounts (cross drill some old pipe) to...
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    Re: 4&1/2" angle grinder reccomendations?

    That's where I'm at now, I figure I'll spend the $25 to make my 1 year old $80 investment work and then buy a heavier duty replacement for the cutting stuff and save the DW for bodywork rather than...
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    Re: 4&1/2" angle grinder reccomendations?

    I've never had one last long enough to need brushes!
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    Re: 4&1/2" angle grinder reccomendations?

    I've been hearing "Metabo" from my friends who buy from Fastenal for their shops.... but that's a $200 unit from them.
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    Re: 4&1/2" angle grinder reccomendations?

    Thanks guys, I've got a Lowes around the corner - they don't carry the Makitas, I'll have to run to HomeDepot to check that one out.
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    4&1/2" angle grinder reccomendations?

    Anyone out there got some experience with angle grinders - as in durability? I run them with the thin cutoff wheels and a sanding disc, my old DW402 dewalt burned the windings up last year so I...
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    Re: Don't have a clue...8N

    I'd bet the plugs are fouled - pull em for a new set.

    When you pulled the fuel line off the carb to check the inlet screen did gas come running out of the line or did you turn it off at the tank...
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    Re: Don't have a clue...8N

    was it a physical blow to the front of the tractor or did the clump choke out the brush hog & stall it?

    This an early 8 (front mnt dist) or side mnt?

    Stupid question but is there fuel in the...
  19. Re: 9n popping out of 1st & 3rd - Sherman Step up question too.

    This tractor's trans is really basic, the shift "fork" for 1-3 is more of a shift housing totally enclosing the 1st gear spur. The shaft it rides on runs the length of the trans ans and has 3 notches...
  20. Re: 9n popping out of 1st & 3rd - Sherman Step up question too.

    Yeah, I was thinking that about opening the trans cover - but as I am putting an all aluminum cover & dash on in place of the iron & steel one I'll have that all apart anyhow.

    Thanks Soundguy -...
  21. Re: 9n popping out of 1st & 3rd - Sherman Step up question too.

    Yeah, that's on the list of things to do when I put it away for the winter. Worn gears wouldn't cause both 1 &3 to pop out though..... would it? It doesn't feel like it's clicking into the detent for...
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    Re: Superior loader on a 9n?

    Yeah guys, I was primarily asking about the FEL - that deal fell through though.... Thanks for all the feedback. The wife is pleased I won't be bringing a parts tractor home!

    And your tips with my...
  23. 9n popping out of 1st & 3rd - Sherman Step up question too.

    Anyone out there know if the detent springs on the shift shafts are prone to going bad? I know this is a 70 year old machine so I'm sure it could have broken or lost temper.... I've got to hold 1 & 3...
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    Re: modify 9n 3-point for downforce?

    That's what I needed to hear guys, thanks. I was looking at that lift cyl and thought why not just bolt and plump a double acting cylinder...

    Too many ideas, not enough time.
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    modify 9n 3-point for downforce?

    Alright, I've got my parts tractor torn down and I'm looking at the lift cyl. Is there a reason I can't mount a double acting hyd cylinder under that plate and attach it to the lift arms, cobble...
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    Re: Superior loader on a 9n?

    thanks wolc that's what I wanted to hear.
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    Re: Superior loader on a 9n?

    Thanks guys, will a box scraper "dig" better than the scoop? I'm using mine in reverse in the woods and I'm finding the root systems cause it to bounce up & ride along the surface (thinking of adding...
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    Superior loader on a 9n?

    Anyone out there have any experience with a FEL on a 9N? I'm looking at a parts tractor that's got one (Superior is the brand, front driven hyd pump, 4 cyls on the frame work - so it's not a trip...
  29. 9N hydraulic mods? Anyone seen / done anything?

    Anyone out there know how to modify the hydraulics on a 9n? A guy told me he'd blocked his port from the pump (through the trans housing) and tee'd off the inspection port, running 2 shutoffs by...
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