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Forum: Tractors Yesterday, 06:52 PM
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Posted By old28
Used oil in the tubes:D:D:D great idea. ...

Used oil in the tubes:D:D:D great idea.

Those square ice cubes make to much racket bouncing around :confused:
Forum: Tractors 05-09-2021, 11:47 AM
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Posted By old28
MM, looking real nice. Are you happy with your...

MM, looking real nice. Are you happy with your weld penetration?[;) From past experience I would put two or three layers of tape on the center flat area to keep tube from rubbing or sticking. Be sure...
Forum: Tractors 05-08-2021, 08:46 PM
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Posted By old28
Mbh, Like I have always said if it works try it....

Mbh, Like I have always said if it works try it. Just another "old school" "old dude" trick that has saved a lot of tubes ;)
Forum: Tractors 05-08-2021, 01:23 PM
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Posted By old28
MM, I built two wider sets of rims for my vintage...

MM, I built two wider sets of rims for my vintage AC sled pulling tractor that were 12x28" and 12x 38". Was real happy with both sets. Just a reminder (you may already do this) after the rims are...
Forum: Tractors 05-08-2021, 11:10 AM
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Posted By old28
MM & KC, times 2 on what you said. :). Looking...

MM & KC, times 2 on what you said. :). Looking forward to seeing the rims fully welded and prepped for paint. They will look great with those new rear tires your buddy gave you. Keep at it.[P
Forum: Tractors 05-07-2021, 09:29 PM
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Posted By old28
I'm thinking a little bit of overkill as we are...

I'm thinking a little bit of overkill as we are not talking about
$100,00 + big equipment, just a vintage parade tractor that maybe will see 10-15 mph. Your right on being safe when dealing with...
Forum: Tractors 05-07-2021, 03:41 PM
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Posted By old28
MM, Much more satisfaction in rebuilding &...

MM,
Much more satisfaction in rebuilding & modifying than in replacement even if it is more work. [cl[;)[cl When you get those rims all welded up they will perform like new, great job. I widened &...
Forum: Tractors 05-06-2021, 06:04 PM
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Posted By old28
Sounds like your on the right track. Alignment is...

Sounds like your on the right track. Alignment is always the time consuming part of rim rebuilding. Once the first is done the second should be a bit
easier. [cl[cl[cl
Forum: Tractors 05-05-2021, 09:44 AM
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Posted By old28
MM X2 on what kenny c said. Looks like some...

MM
X2 on what kenny c said. Looks like some good metal at the weld line. I love seeing the old school system come together. [cl[;)[cl[;) What are you doing for a second rim? [S
Forum: Tractors 05-04-2021, 12:10 PM
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Posted By old28
MM That's the old school way, try to repair &...

MM That's the old school way, try to repair & have plan C in your
pocket. [;)[;)[;)

Bama Steiner is a great supply house, your right that they have lots of stuff you can't get from others. Real...
Forum: Tractors 05-03-2021, 04:27 PM
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Posted By old28
MM I got to agree that new would the easy way...

MM I got to agree that new would the easy way :rolleyes: but I sure would give it a try on building two from your old ones before I dropped 350-450 in new rims. You can always go with new ones if you...
Forum: Tractors 05-01-2021, 07:47 PM
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Posted By old28
Tell Claylem thanks from all us old farts, we...

Tell Claylem thanks from all us old farts, we love young strong bucks & good luck with his old truck project.[cl

Those rims put new meaning to the word "Ruff"
Your welding skills should be top...
Forum: Tractors 04-29-2021, 06:36 PM
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Posted By old28
X2 on what kenny c said. You'll knock them out in...

X2 on what kenny c said. You'll knock them out in no time. First time for everything. [cl[cl[cl
Forum: Tractors 04-28-2021, 11:48 PM
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Posted By old28
MM, real nice helping the youngster, not a lot of...

MM, real nice helping the youngster, not a lot of their generation into old cars, trucks or tractors. Nice when you find one that likes the old stuff. [cl[cl[cl
Be sure to show some rear rim repair...
Forum: Tractors 04-28-2021, 05:02 PM
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Posted By old28
MM Are you going to repair & use the old rims...

MM
Are you going to repair & use the old rims you have out back for that new rubber your buddy dropped off?[S
Forum: Tractors 04-25-2021, 06:24 PM
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Posted By old28
Real nice looking coupler, that old farmer know...

Real nice looking coupler, that old farmer know how shows well.[cl[cl[cl

I have had some real PITA projects but not to the point of a night
in jail. :eek:

Keep at it, we are all looking at...
Forum: Tractors 04-24-2021, 10:29 PM
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Posted By old28
Not a chance the Kid at the bearing house counter...

Not a chance the Kid at the bearing house counter will have any idea what you are talking about !!!!![S[S[S
You have the right idea, make your own setup. [cl[cl

Keep with it, project is getting...
Forum: Tractors 04-23-2021, 10:43 AM
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Posted By old28
That's todays counter guys, if it ain't on a...

That's todays counter guys, if it ain't on a computer screen they don't have a clue. [S[S[S
Forum: Tractors 04-14-2021, 12:55 PM
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Posted By old28
Well MM your getting close on this...

Well MM your getting close on this project[cl[cl[cl You will have some time to look over the shop for the next one. [S
Forum: Tractors 04-09-2021, 06:44 PM
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Posted By old28
Those are some serious rear treads for that newly...

Those are some serious rear treads for that newly painted MH33 [P

What are you doing for rear rims?[S
Forum: Tractors 04-05-2021, 10:59 AM
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Posted By old28
Real nice old school metal work [cl[cl[cl

Real nice old school metal work [cl[cl[cl
Forum: Tractors 04-04-2021, 08:36 PM
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Posted By old28
My moneys on you MM:D:D:D

My moneys on you MM:D:D:D
Forum: Tractors 03-22-2021, 08:11 PM
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Posted By old28
Ya MM I know what you mean about HP & RPM. I...

Ya MM I know what you mean about HP & RPM. I converted a AC 3 wheel tractor I had into a vintage tractor puller for (sled pulling competition) that was an original 50hp @ 1600 rig into a 110hp @ 3100...
Forum: Tractors 03-22-2021, 09:56 AM
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Posted By old28
Looking real nice [cl I can hear the sound...

Looking real nice [cl

I can hear the sound of HP soon:D
Forum: Builds! 03-04-2021, 06:21 PM
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Posted By old28
Real nice woody headed out to the coast [cl[cl[cl...

Real nice woody headed out to the coast [cl[cl[cl

Maybe new owner will pickup a wood rack and hang a couple of "long boards" on top. :):):)
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