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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Phillip W. Lenke » Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:25 am

I looked at a M last night on the way home
The shift sequence was on the light bar left hand side, the only one that I need to put on yet can wait. the hitching instructions
I do not plan to put any decals on the fuel tank .
It will be a while before I get into the Sheet metal
Working on our 48 8n brakes.
Thanks for all the help
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Phillip W. Lenke » Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:34 pm

Before: and almost 1.5 yr ago

My son , cousin and Brother discussing pros and cons.

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This is where and how it sat for at least 5 yrs.

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As it sets as of today! :)
$1250 later
tractor was FREE!
Labor pricless


Running like a champ! :D
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Thanks for all the assistance if getting this project under my belt.
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Song » Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:46 pm

Awesome!
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Dusti Snider » Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:48 pm

Phil,

That is amazing! I'd say it's 1250.00 well spent...Only someone that's been through one can truely appreciate all that work. Good Job!

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Re: FARMALL M

Postby RUSSALL » Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:57 pm

Standing tall and looking good , aut to be in Hollywood!
Lookin good Phil. Enjoy.


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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Rudi » Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:01 pm

Phil:

That is some nice looking tractor. Y'all done good on that one. Really beautiful restore :D
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby VAcub » Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:07 pm

Phil, it looks really good! Great job!
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby johnny j » Sun Jan 24, 2010 4:26 am

Looking good wish I could do it.Nice job. :)
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Bill E Bob » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:35 am

Really Spiffy :{_}:
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby johnny j » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:29 am

You are an artist. Very nice work. :)
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Phillip W. Lenke » Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:50 am

Have recently received a set of radiator shutters, I have the shutter ,linkage that attaches to the front engine cover, I need to make the following parts that are missing, the crank, 5/16 rods and the support bracket
I have a few pictures of the crank and rods, I also looked on the case IH web parts location and found a picture of the support Bracket, I need to know where this attaches so I can I can manufacture it. I also removed the bearing bars , want to replace what I think looks like a leather strip rivoted between two pieces of light steel.
Anybody have a M with shutter that could get some good Pictures for Me.
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Phillip W. Lenke » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:55 am

Getting things together have the fenders,lights, hade the reflectors recoated with Nickle and polished up, on and will have the fuel tank on soon.
Picked up a Norm Quay battey box at SCRAP have to paint that yet.
But in the mean time , I am making parts to deck the M out.
I made two plugs to go into the hitch tubes that set in front of the axles, figured I would get something unique on there to keep the mud out, not that it will see any. So I made these, the screws hold the plug in , utilizing the thru holes on the tube .


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Cannot make to sell, Would be TM infringments, but a one set only Item for our M

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Re: FARMALL M

Postby cowboy » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:41 am

Looks great Phil :{_}:

As always you do awesome work :!:

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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Bigdog » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:21 am

Nice Phil! I like them!
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Re: FARMALL M

Postby Dusti Snider » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:41 am

Nice touch...that'll do the trick and do it with style.
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