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Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby PVF1799 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:55 pm

Hi All - There is an interesting occurrence with our well aged fenders. It appears that overtime something has gotten behind the band iron and expanded out in places to nearly 5/8" on the left fender. In some places the band ion is TIGHT to the fender - like where it bolts to the final drive. In other places it's rusted away to paper thin.

Can someone validate this idea and or present alternatives. I'd like to make a pattern of the band iron. Remove the band iron from the fender with grinder/torch, repair the fender with braising rod, Mig Weld the newly made band iron to the fender....

Best regards and as always thank you, Ken
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby Boss Hog » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:03 pm

fenders are not to pricey , I may opt to get replacement ones
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby PVF1799 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:05 pm

Boss Hog wrote:fenders are not to pricey , I may opt to get replacement ones


Thanks Boss - Are the fenders out there the same quality as the originals? Do you recommend a supplier?
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:13 pm

don't think you will find new ones, only originals removed from parted out tractors.
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby Former Member » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:15 pm

Many of the fenders are still nearly perfect with no rust. I am pretty sure some of our members up in your area have some, If not, several of us have them that can be shipped. I have a few sets.
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby PVF1799 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:48 pm

Thanks all, I'll take some photos tomorrow - for ya'll to see.

Here is what I found for new ones. http://www.farmallcubforever.com/product/FTC573

$125 each.

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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby Barnyard » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:06 pm

pvf1799 wrote:Here is what I found for new ones. http://www.farmallcubforever.com/product/FTC573

$125 each.

If you are dead set on reproductions, Hamilton Bob (one of our sponsors) sells them for $112.00 each
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby Boss Hog » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:09 pm

You can get a good used pair for the price of one repo or less I am sure
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby Brendan In NC » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:17 pm

Tractors are like watermelons..Eat the red and throw away the green!!
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Re: Cub Fenders & Repair

Postby PVF1799 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:30 am



Thanks Brendan, I just bought this set - I could not fix mine for $68 all-in cost of this pair. I looked at eBay last evening till I was blurry eyed and did not see this pair.

This forum is an invaluable resource - thanks, thanks and thanks again.
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