1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 4:43 pm

I have a Small Problem......The Carb on my Cub Lo-Boy Is a: IH 25123R94.....The Pickup inside the bowl was broken.....

Went to a show and bought the exact "looking" carb ($45) and the number on it is IH364579R9....Was wondering if this carb will work or if it wont......

Also would like to know what carbs were put on what year cubs as I have several and would like to keep the right carb with the right year of tractor......

Any Help would be appreciated


Re: 1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 5:39 pm

That should work. Looks like the part number for the one on the tractor was superseded by the number on the one you bought. The parts manual shows a further supersession number as shown in the parts manual at the top of the right hand column below Image
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Re: 1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 6:41 pm

If the broken part is # 10 on the parts diagram (idle tube), those can be replaced. Worst case is that it needs to be drilled out and helicoiled, best case is that it can be unscrewed, maybe chased, and a new one installed. Keep the old carb, and take it to the nearest Cubfest for repair if you don't want to tackle it yourself.


Re: 1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 7:20 pm

ITake a little one hour trip south on 31 in september to Tipton Indiana and meet up with some really great folks.

If you really want to have fun sooner, spend the weekend about 3 hours away in Grand Rapids Ohio in about 4 weeks for CubFest.

Re: 1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 7:33 pm

Yes it is the #10 Idle post that is broke..........Would my local IH dealer be able to fix me up with the right parts or would it be easier to take it to a show.....

If its the show who would you guys recommend....

Re: 1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 7:39 pm

TM Tractor, one of our site sponsors has the idle tube for about $25:

Re: 1956 Cub Lo-Boy

Mon May 11, 2009 9:59 pm


Would your local CaseIH Dealer be able to get the part for you? Most assuredly, provided your counter person is good, knowledgeable about older tractors, cares about being able to get the part to you, and of course actually has it in stock which is highly unlikely. This would then require probably a substantial wait, as it gets expensive having to get the Dealer to Special Order the part. I have found that there is really only one CaseIH Dealer to which I would turn to for hard to get parts, and they are in Wisconsin.

However, Tom and Lynn as Donny mentioned who are site sponsors as well, offer the idle tube at a rather reasonable cost and they ship quickly. You will not only be amazed but truly taken with their service.

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