Just got my first Cub '1959'

Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:45 pm

Hello Fellow members, Thanks to Rudi for the invitation to join the Farmall Cub.com site. Live in North West Ga.. Enjoy playing in the dirt, growing gardens, etc. My cub has been sitting for about 8 years, tires dry rotted, gas in the tank jelled, oil thick, and of course it want start. Being a mechanic in not my best skill, but I'll try anything. So here I go working on this cub. I will need help. Thanks in advance.

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:12 pm

Welcome. You've come to the right place. :D

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:49 pm

Oldfarm, Welcome to the best Forum on the internet. Rudi will be along with his formal welcome soon. You might want to spend some time browsing through the blue tool bar above. You'll find a wealth of information there. As you work on your Cub, feel free to ask any question you might have. I hope you enjoy your Cub as much as the rest of us do ours

Bob

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:57 am

welcome to the forum, i am in canton ga, good to have another ga cubber. :{_}:

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:10 am

welcome aboard

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:28 am

Welcome aboard! There is ALOT of info here; manuals, procedures, How To's, tips, tricks, etc. But the best is the advice from the knowledgeable folks that frequent the site. We look forward to reading your posts in the future.

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 3:17 pm

Thanks for your greetings, I need to manually raise the hydraulic lift. The lift arm on the left side has the oil cap covered and I can't remove it. I have tried to use a wrench with cheater pipe, removed the filler plug in hydraulic tank, I couldn't move it to stay. Any suggustion?

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 3:22 pm

spray it with kroil or pb blaster, maybe tap gently on the cheater pipe.

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:13 pm

Now, nothing seems to be in a bind. I don't have strength to overcome the hydraulic cylinder. of course when I get it running the lift should work some, maybe? Is there a check valve I could easily unhook?

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:59 pm

Oldfarm, it looks like you live in Carrolton. I have a friend from school named Mike Poss who is a doctor there. Richard Mix is a good friend that is involved in making movies in Carrollton. He is also involved with the Dukes of Hazzard events.

There is also a big tractor auction the weekend after Thanksgiving. I am hoping to attend this year's auction.

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:36 pm

Hi John C., Don't really know your friends, have hear of Nix thou. Yes the farm equipment auction is one of the largest in the south, now, they come from all over and just cover the hills over there. I went once, just to crowded and stuff goes high, Mr. Odem has old equipment and tractors for sell all the time.

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:48 pm

Welcome to the greatest forum on the web. I know you will get all the help you need to get your Cub running again. Enjoy. :D :D

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:02 pm

Welcome to the Forum!! Great to have another southern cub owner aboard. Make yourself at home.

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:11 am

Oldfarm, Welcome to the forum. I live in Gillsville, Ga. over near Gainesville. If you can make it try and come on down to the Lukbke Christmas Cubfest in Woodstock. I believe it will be on Dec. 5th this year. There will be some Great food and you would get to meet some of the guys too!

Ron

Re: Just got my first Cub '1959'

Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:41 am

Hi Ron, Thanks for the info about the Cubfest, Yes, I would enjoy this. Where in Woodstock? And what is the starting time? Oh, I like the poem in tribute to your Cub. There is a long story about the one I have, it has some history. Of, course antiques are important to us, we had an antique store for a while. I have my g'dad's two horse wagon, by dad's old blacksmith shop, and several old mule drawn picies of equipment that i used growing up on the farm. Let me know more about this event.
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