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Forum: Tractors 11-30-2021, 10:29 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
During a 'town-day', I scoured the back room of...

During a 'town-day', I scoured the back room of our Napa store in the rad hose section and finally bought a 2" hose that had a few weird bends in it. I needed a bunch of weird shaped connectors for...
Forum: Tractors 11-26-2021, 10:10 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Ya Guys, I get quite a bit of happiness out of...

Ya Guys, I get quite a bit of happiness out of solving mechanical problems, but sometimes when the problem is still winning I get worn down.
Anyhow, I got some more little things done. I took the...
Forum: Tractors 11-25-2021, 02:51 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
I'm working away on a bracket for the...

I'm working away on a bracket for the air-cleaner. It's coming along, though slowly. There is just enough room between the gas tank and the engine for the cleaner, and the intake has to be relatively...
Forum: Tractors 11-22-2021, 01:34 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you for the kind words, Guys.

Thank you for the kind words, Guys.
Forum: Tractors 11-21-2021, 11:09 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Today I remounted the gas tank bracket and that...

Today I remounted the gas tank bracket and that seemed to work out nicely. I threw the hood back on and the grille to check alignment. Also, while the hood is on there I measured the open space under...
Forum: Tractors 11-15-2021, 09:58 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you, Guys. I did small things today, like...

Thank you, Guys.
I did small things today, like hunting for a water drain petcock for the lowest point in the bottom hose/pipe, with no success.
I bolted up my new rad outlet and mounted the 90*...
Forum: Tractors 11-14-2021, 10:39 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
In the picture you will see my homemade bottom...

In the picture you will see my homemade bottom rad outlet ready to bolt on, when the paint dries. I even made a gasket for it.
Here's the hood mocked up and at a weird angle. I took the hood back...
Forum: Tractors 11-14-2021, 01:38 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Yes and no, OI. The front gas tank mounting...

Yes and no, OI. The front gas tank mounting bracket is stock for the tractor, but it bolts to the bellhousing, which is not stock to this tractor. I will have to cut the bracket down to bring down...
Forum: Tractors 11-13-2021, 10:53 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
OK, I'm bearing down on this tractor, somewhat. ...

OK, I'm bearing down on this tractor, somewhat.
Here's the painted up radiator mocked up. I took the outlet off the bottom and made a new different shaped one. In my stash of rad hoses I found a...
Forum: Tractors 11-11-2021, 01:27 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
28, yes and no, the '34 Plymouth coupe is in...

28, yes and no, the '34 Plymouth coupe is in progress but I better finish the '34 Dodge Brothers truck next, which is also in progress; after I finish the Massey-Harris. I had lost sight of my own...
Forum: Tractors 11-07-2021, 11:23 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
28, a picture of said coupe for you. Bama, it...

28, a picture of said coupe for you.
Bama, it is weldable but it is right under the fan belt so I can't lift it. I have to lower the rad outlet and that may be unweldable castiron.
Here is the...
Forum: Tractors 11-06-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By MercuryMac
OI, a baby Hemi in a '34 coupe just snuck into...

OI, a baby Hemi in a '34 coupe just snuck into that background.
Bama, This tractor is better than most for 'farm fixes' but there are a few dents. I was just grumbling.
Dutch, what a timely...
Forum: Tractors 11-05-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
I'm back at the Massey-Harris again. I think I...

I'm back at the Massey-Harris again.
I think I can't mount the air-cleaner in there until I put the hood on. I can't put the hood on until I put the grille on, and I can't put the grille on until I...
Forum: Tractors 09-06-2021, 10:30 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Not too much happened lately, but I did get the...

Not too much happened lately, but I did get the Cockshutt air cleaner cleaned up, straightened up somewhat, and welded up.
Forum: Tractors 08-23-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By MercuryMac
It is going to shine, but it is going to get...

It is going to shine, but it is going to get dirty too.
I went to the local tractor wrecker today and found a Cockshutt air cleaner that has a better mounting bracket, so I'm working on it. It is a...
Forum: Tractors 08-22-2021, 10:14 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Today I sanded the hood, inside and out, and...

Today I sanded the hood, inside and out, and cleaned it up. What I thought was perfect old farm tractor tin, turned out to be just pretty good, so I hammered and dollied a wee bit too. Here it is...
Forum: Tractors 08-13-2021, 11:03 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Here's the picture of the primer cover. Not...

Here's the picture of the primer cover.
Not much tractor progress today as it was a town day and I worked on the motorhome.
Forum: Tractors 08-13-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Oh 28, I plan on getting dirt on the tires, but...

Oh 28, I plan on getting dirt on the tires, but maybe not this year.
Anyhow, I welded up a rip in the hood [pic one] and now I've body hammered it, body filled it and primered it. Oh ya, and sanded...
Forum: Tractors 08-11-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Yes OI, at 3000 revs it should have 100 hp. but...

Yes OI, at 3000 revs it should have 100 hp. but I'm going to run it at 1500 revs. That should give me somewhere around 50 -55 hp. The tractor would have had maybe 35 hp. So, yes a hotrod. :D:D:p:D
Forum: Tractors 08-10-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Today I finished installing the gas tank. The...

Today I finished installing the gas tank. The front bracket had to be changed where it mounted onto the bellhousing as this is a different motor. It's kinda' like building a hotrod, sheesh.
Forum: Tractors 08-02-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
There's a few things started but none finished so...

There's a few things started but none finished so no pictures yet. Soon.
Forum: Tractors 07-17-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you guys. I did a lot of little piddily...

Thank you guys.
I did a lot of little piddily things today. I could not get the hubs off the back axles to change seals so I put Lucas Oil Treatment in an old grease gun and pumped that sticky oil...
Forum: Tractors 07-10-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Here's the last wheel on the tractor.

Here's the last wheel on the tractor.
Forum: Tractors 07-10-2021, 01:49 PM
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Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Yes Bama, one of my concerns from the start was...

Yes Bama, one of my concerns from the start was to keep the hose from collapsing. I tried a hose with a spring in it and two things were wrong. It was two big around to fit nicely in there and not...
Forum: Tractors 07-09-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,891
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you guys. I'm pretty happy with the water...

Thank you guys. I'm pretty happy with the water tube, but the proof will be in the pudding, will the pump be able to suck water all that way up through it.
Today I mounted one wheel on the tractor....
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