1. First off i dont know how i missed this post orgimnally, but welcome to board, best place to get information about your tractor, or to spread a little "bull"
2. Since you are just down the road less than 100 miles you may want to consider coming up for DOCFEST in April. A lot of the site members will be here doing a variety of repairs on a variety of members tractors. Those that have the skills showing others how to do the repairs. Plus the food is always good. Go here to read about it. http://users.wbnorriselectric.com/videodoc/
3. Always glad to have another person from illinois on board. I am sure Chad, Trent and some others from Illinois will be along to welcome you as well. I am surprised they missed this posting as well.