Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:45 pm
HELP: I have a 154 loboy w/ belly mower,(just got It) I"ve seen other 154s with front plow blades & rear 3pts. Can these be added to all 154s or did they have to come with those options. Just starting to learn about my new baby. I also have a old (1959?) IH tractor w/ a front loader and a backhoe that I'm going to need some help getting info on.. Hope someone can help me out Thanks Larry
Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:07 pm
You can do anything if you have the money. There's a used 3-pt setup on eBay from hamiltonbobscubs that is listed for $745.00. This doesn't include the "selector" valve that gives true independent movement of the rockshaft or 3-pt. He also has the valve listed for $295.00.
As you can see, it gets real expensive real quickly . . . then you get to look for and buy 3-pt implements. Of course those don't "have" to be IH branded.
Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:33 am
Before you buy a 3 Point be sure you need one. They are expensive. Also, be sure you can find the correct implements. The 154 3 Point 154 impliments are hard to find, and if you use regular 3 Point equipment you will need the very hard to find "Reverser" . The reverser changes the direction, reduces the speed from 1040 RPM to 540 RPM and changes the size of the PTO shaft.
Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:55 am
Also be aware of the lifting capabilities of the loboy. When it comes to using the 3-point with a disk or other implement it is easy to overload the 3-point and lift the front tires off the ground.
I have the 3-point and it is useful for the IH Tiller (which is designed for the loboy), a rear blade, 1-bottom plow, limited use of a small disk, carry-all and 3-point lift pole.
Other than that, most of the loboy tools were designed to be underbelly or front mounted.
Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:27 pm
can anybody post pics of the different implements used on the low boy 154 thanx steve
Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:26 pm
Thanks guys for the info, I have gravel driveways and I'd like to have a 'RAKE'( I think thats what it's called?) and a blade for the rear of my 154 to help with working on the drives, etc. **"A front blade would also be nice for snow duty" ** Thanks again for your Input guys!!!! Larry
Sun Dec 19, 2010 7:58 pm
I have a front blade complete with all the mounting hardware for sale. I am asking $350.00 for it. Also, I have a good 3160 mower for $350.00. I am located in Southern Ontario, Canada.
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