Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:34 pm
New member. Just brought home a cub we've had on the farm since the mid to late 60's, not exactly sure when we got it. Farmall Cub, 1962 model year.
Engine does not have much time on it since a rebuild but in desperate need of sheetmetal repair and paint. Has not been used for last 18 years. Primary use was cultivating tobacco.
Added to database.
Jerry in Southern Maryland.
Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:37 pm
Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:54 pm
Jerry, Welcome to the forum.
Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:45 pm
Hey Jerry...WELCOME to the Forum.Your 'backer-cultivatin' Cub will be a pleasure to restore. You'll get plenty of know-how from the hundreds of folks here. Just like you, they all started where you are, and have learned (as you will) the step by step processes that will lead to success
Mon Oct 22, 2012 3:31 pm
Welcome to the forum Jerry
Mon Oct 22, 2012 4:25 pm
Welcome, Jerry. Pictures?
Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:44 pm
Here's a few pictures as I got it.
Need a new radiator and side channels, was hit by front end loader. Also some sheet metal work and emblems.
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Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:10 pm
Nice lookin Cub. Doesn't look like too much pain from the run in with the loader
I see that your Cub has the same thing tied behind Cubs that belong to a number of us. A green and yellow lawn mower wheel weight
Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:13 pm
Radiator does not look bent, is it cracked? Nice tractor other the obvious.I have a "63, nearly the same tractor
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:15 pm
I was told the radiator leaked after the frontend loader incident. Also need hood emblems; already finding out these particular emblems are somewhat scarce.
Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:15 pm
Congrats...I'm a newbie myself....So far this experience is great....Good people, helpful info....Welcome...Dave
Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:56 pm
welcome to the forum from the deeep south. well, she may have took a hit or two, but, she aint knocked out yet. good looking cub, she will suprise you. you will be hard pressed to find a better bunch of folks than this forum will produce. coppersmythe...........................................the parts/emblems are not too bad to find , just a little patience and persistence.
Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:10 pm
Welcome to the forum! You will be glad you found us.
I have a Cub from your neighborhood, Leonardtown. One of first (1964) 12v Cubs.
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:40 pm
Update: Yesterday (04 Nov) I started the cub for the first time in 15 + years. Radiator leaks like a sieve so I only ran for a few a short bit. Wanted to make sure I didn't have any major issues before teardown.
Just had to change the oil and filter, points, condenser, plugs and coil and rebuild the carb.
Great oil pressure and no blue smoke.
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:14 pm
It is good to know that it runs well. Keep us posted on your progress and enjoy the journey
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