Farmall M light upgrade

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Farmall M light upgrade

Postby 56cub » Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:22 pm

Back in july I bought a farmall M because I had been wanting a big rowcrop farmall for awhile. It has been sitting oustide for awhile and the old lights where shot. The bulbs where hanging on by the wires and I ended up duct taping then to the housing just for looks.

Here is a before shot.
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Yesterday I was at a swap meet and saw a set of chrome headlights for sale and thought wow those would look sweet on my M :lol: :lol: so I bought them. As soon as I got home I got rid of those ugly old lights and tried to put my new ones on. The mounting bolts where just a little to big for the light clamps so I had to drill them out a little so the new lights would fit. I also had to set up a wiring system for them since the old one was long gone. After I got them all wired up I waited until dark and Turned them on. Let me tell you what these light work great. They will really help if I ever need to drive the M to work at 5:30 am again :{_}: :{_}:

Here are the pics.
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Just for fun here is a picture of the light switch that I used since I didn't have a toggle switch on hand lol
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Re: Farmall M light upgrade

Postby Winfield Dave » Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:57 pm

I like the chrome...headlights and dual rear view mirrors at the same time [check out the reflection in the photo]
Good initiative Matt...using what you find to make it work. :D
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Re: Farmall M light upgrade

Postby KETCHAM » Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:54 am

yep on the chrome,now Ray can back up without turning his head!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Sorry Ray ,I just had to!!!!!Kevin :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Farmall M light upgrade

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:44 pm

One of our Farmall H tractors had a light like that on the left side, though not quite as deep. it also served as a mirror for that side. :lol:
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Re: Farmall M light upgrade

Postby Bus Driver » Mon Sep 20, 2010 3:04 pm

One must assume that the charging system has been upgraded.
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Re: Farmall M light upgrade

Postby KETCHAM » Mon Sep 20, 2010 3:13 pm

12VOLT + ALT. :shock: :shock: :shock:
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