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farmergiffIV
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My '53 and '48 Projects

Postby farmergiffIV » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:32 pm

I finally found some time to upload some photos of the cub project. So here is a start and I plan to add more as I go.

Picture of when I first got the rusty '48 lawn ornament back to running back in 2013. The first time the engine ran acorns and oil spewed all over me through the exhaust outlet...

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My old shop where I spent a bit of my 2017 winter '53 in front and '48 in back


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I just got this '53 last year it and when I went to adjust the front axle to match the '48 it wasn't as easy as expected. After I busted a 7k lb shop jack and used lots of heat and penetrating oil I decided surgery was best, so I split the axle open one side and only then could I free the axle extension. Some post rewelding pics.

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I split open the axle so I ended up putting these bands on to make sure I didn't split the axle on accident out in the field...

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Then the '48 engine rebuild came a long

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With the new engine I couldn't help but giving the old hood a little touch up paint!

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More to come!
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My '53 and '48 Cub Project

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Re: My '53 and '48 Projects

Postby lliberto » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:16 pm

Awesome job


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