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our first cub to restore

Postby socal » Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:53 am

hello everyone . i am new here so i thought i would introduce my self. im new to restoring tractors still but not new to being around them. i grew up with a cub when i was a kid our dad used to make us sit on the disc for extra weight while he was discing. to us it was like a carnival ride to everybody else we were nuts. it broke down one day and my dad could never get it started so he gave it to the junk man. that was thirty some years ago. i took him to a estate sale two weeks ago and he seen this one and had to have it. its a 1951. the engine was locked but i took the head off and it had water in it the guy didnt cover the exhaust pipe and water got in it. it has some rust but we soaked it with PB and it broke loose. this pic is when we were leaving the sale. ill post more pics as me and my dad progress on it. right now we just want to hear it run again.

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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby Bigdog » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:43 am

Welcome to the forum! I think you will find our members ready and willing to help with any questions you may have. Good luck with your cub! It looks like a great project!
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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby Bob McCarty » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:46 am

Welcome to the Forum! You can find manuals to download in the tool bar above. Let us know if we can be of any help.

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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby staninlowerAL » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:55 am

Welcome to the forum from South Alabama. I see lots of good times with you and your Dad ahead. :D

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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:38 am

Welcome to the forum. This should bring back lots of memories for both you and dad
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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby randallc » Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:09 am

Welcome to the forum from Arkansas. Tons of good information on here. Good place to spend some time. Enjoy your cub and your dad every minute you can.
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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby dgrapes59 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 6:48 am

Welcome to the Forum!
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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby Stanton » Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:46 am

Welcome to the forum! Nice snag on the '51 Cub. Glad you were able to get the engine loose and get started.

Hope you and your dad have many enjoyable hours working on your new project together. :coffee:
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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby dakcub » Wed Dec 31, 2014 12:13 pm

Welcome from Bakersfield

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Re: our first cub to restore

Postby Gary B » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:11 pm

Welcome to the form from New york


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