new grill questions

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.
User avatar
cjpenny89
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 1073
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:15 pm
Location: St. Charles, MI 48655

new grill questions

Postby cjpenny89 » Tue Jan 25, 2005 1:14 pm

I have a 48 cub and it has the 4 bar style grill on it. I have been thinking about selling the 4 bar grill and ordering a new screen type grill for it.
has anyone bought the new aftermarket grills that are suppose to match the 48 cubs?
what do you guys think of the grills? Where is the best deal and the best prduct?
Or do you think all of these come from OEM?

User avatar
johnbron
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 2809
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:31 am
Location: Puyallup, WA.

Postby johnbron » Tue Jan 25, 2005 1:33 pm

You might want to contact Bruce Sanford from this board. He was making grilles but dont know if he still is?.
Then came Bronson

User avatar
Bigdog
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 24066
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Zip Code: 43113
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Circleville

Postby Bigdog » Tue Jan 25, 2005 1:36 pm

I think (if my mind hasn't completely left me) that Bruce Sanford is reproducing some wire mesh grilles that are said to be quite good. I know a common complaint on some of the reproduction grilles is that the mounting tabs are not quite in the right place.
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

Image

http://www.cubtug.com

Slappy
10+ Years
10+ Years
Cub Star
Cub Star
Posts: 107
Joined: Tue Nov 04, 2003 7:49 am
Location: Milton, Florida

Postby Slappy » Tue Jan 25, 2005 1:40 pm

For what it's worth, I just ordered an engine manual for my H from Binder Books and they sent me a flyer that said they are now selling some parts for Cubs. The grille they advertised looked very well-made from the picture, and I think the price was around $100.
A kick in the pants is still a step forward.

User avatar
Rick Prentice
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 5360
Joined: Mon Nov 01, 2004 7:24 am
Zip Code: 43522
Tractors Owned: 47(circle cub),48(Floyd),49,50demo from GW's collection),51,52(backhoe),53,54,55(Nickles)
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Grand Rapids (historical town along the Maumee River)

Postby Rick Prentice » Tue Jan 25, 2005 1:44 pm

The grille that's on "Harley" is from J.P.'s. I was very satisfied with the price and the looks but I did have to trim a bit off the top tabs to get it to fit in right, like Bigdog said. It was painted and ready go.
When I told my dad I've been misplacing things and doing stupid stuff----His reply---"It only gets better"

User avatar
allenlook
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 1795
Joined: Sat Jul 31, 2004 10:37 pm
Zip Code: 12020
Location: NY, Saratoga Springs

Grille

Postby allenlook » Tue Jan 25, 2005 1:55 pm

I ordered a repro off eBay, it was well made and the tabs were in exactly the right place... I posted about it a while back, maybe searching for grille would bring it up, or I can find the info from my eBay page.
Searchable Cub Parts Database and Manual Galleries at www.farmallcub.info - Computerized Carving at www.bitcarving.com

User avatar
Rudi
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 28707
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:37 pm
Zip Code: E1A7J3
eBay ID: ve9rhs
Skype Name: R.H. "Rudi" Saueracker, SSM
Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub "Granny"
1948 Cub "Ellie-Mae"
1968 Cub Lo-Boy
Dad's Putt-Putt
IH 129 CC
McCormick 100 Manure Spreader
McCormick 100-H Manure Spreader
Post Hole Digger
M-H #1 Potato Digger
Circle of Safety: Y
Twitter ID: Rudi Saueracker, SSM
Location: NB Dieppe, Canada

Postby Rudi » Tue Jan 25, 2005 5:54 pm

BigDog was right.

Bruce makes probably some of the best custom fitted grills I have seen.

Send him an email.

The one he made for Ellie fits like a glove :!: Correct even to the thread count in the screen.
Confusion breeds Discussion which breeds Knowledge which breeds Confidence which breeds Friendship


danovercash
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 3361
Joined: Mon Feb 17, 2003 8:48 pm
Zip Code: 28081
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: NC, Kannapolis

Postby danovercash » Tue Jan 25, 2005 9:38 pm

Old "RIP" needs a new grill, check pix on website. How much are you asking?
"I'd rather be a mechanic in the shop"- Henry Ford

252646 & 221525. 195897 (Gone, but not forgotten)

User avatar
cjpenny89
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 1073
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:15 pm
Location: St. Charles, MI 48655

Postby cjpenny89 » Wed Jan 26, 2005 7:44 am

It sure would be nice to get a enough out of my 4 bar to get a replacment for the 48.
My 4 bar is in very very good condition.
Chad

User avatar
Rudi
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 28707
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:37 pm
Zip Code: E1A7J3
eBay ID: ve9rhs
Skype Name: R.H. "Rudi" Saueracker, SSM
Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub "Granny"
1948 Cub "Ellie-Mae"
1968 Cub Lo-Boy
Dad's Putt-Putt
IH 129 CC
McCormick 100 Manure Spreader
McCormick 100-H Manure Spreader
Post Hole Digger
M-H #1 Potato Digger
Circle of Safety: Y
Twitter ID: Rudi Saueracker, SSM
Location: NB Dieppe, Canada

Postby Rudi » Wed Jan 26, 2005 4:06 pm

Chad:

That should not be a problem especially if your 4 bar is in good shape. I am sure that whoever buys it, ifn they are on this board would be sure to make that happen -- it would be a fair deal.

Ooooor, now don't shoot me guys - put it on eBay with a start bid of the price of a new one -- again - talk to Bruce Sandford :idea: :!: :idea: :!: .

If I remember correctly, sometime this fall there was a thread on how some guy on eBay bid a horrendous amount for an original 4 bar grille....
Confusion breeds Discussion which breeds Knowledge which breeds Confidence which breeds Friendship


User avatar
cjpenny89
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 1073
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:15 pm
Location: St. Charles, MI 48655

Postby cjpenny89 » Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:02 am

Yes My 4-bar is in really great shape I will end up selling it come up short on the price of a new one for the 48 and then 2 months later buy a cub for cheap and it will need a new 4 bar grill. lol
Does anyone have bruces number? IF someone needs a 4-bar grill I am up for a trade for one for my 48.


Return to “Farmall Cub”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: proximic [bot], RobertFB and 5 guests