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What year cub 154

Postby Scooter11 » Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:24 am

I just purchased a Cub 154 and was wondering what was the best way to Identify the year.

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Re: What year cub 154

Postby Chipmaker » Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:32 am

Look at the serial number tag then find it here

1968: 7505
1969: 8273
1970: 15502
1971: 20332
1972: 23343
1973: 27538
1974: 31766
Final: 36676
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Re: What year cub 154

Postby Scooter11 » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:06 pm

Just looked at it the serial number tag is gone

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Re: What year cub 154

Postby staninlowerAL » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:27 pm

Casting codes are about the most reliable option left, then some of them might have been swapped for replacements over the years past.

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Re: What year cub 154

Postby Scooter11 » Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:16 am

Where do I get a list of casting numbers to compare to the years?

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1972 Schramm Pneumatractor
1972 Schramm pneumapower
1993 Ford 4630 w/loader
1965 J.D. 110 round fender
1961 Cub Cadet Original
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Making metal chips.

Re: What year cub 154

Postby Chipmaker » Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:20 am

CASTING DATE TABLE
Year Code
1947 Q
1948 R
1949 S
1950 T
1951* U
1951* V
1951* W
1952 X
1953 Y
1954 Z
1955** A
1956 B
1957 C
1958 D
1959 E
1960 F
1961 G
1962 H
1963 J
1964 K
1965 L
1966 M
1967 N
1968 O
1969 P
1970 R
1971 S
1972 T
1973 W
1974 X
1975 Y
1976 Z
1977** A
1978 B
1979 C

* IN 1951 MORE THAN ONE
LETTER WAS USED

**IN 1955 & 1977
THE LETTERS STARTED OVER
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