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Old 09-12-2017, 03:40 PM
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Nice.. Im starting to really dig these old tractors.. After I finish this one I MIGHT go find one to restore..
The problem with these old tractors is they drop in pricer every year. You can buy a nicely restored 9N, 8N , Jubilee etc for a quarter of what it cost to restore one.

I have 2 times already in my 2000 what it is worth w/o restoration even started. Figure on $1200-1400 for new rear tires right off the bat-labor etc. I had $1350 in my rear tires with labor.-they had to stop at the house remove them, took them back to shop to remove fluid, Gave me back the rims which I had sandlblasted and painted myself and another visit out to the house to put them back on.

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Old 12-01-2017, 05:59 PM
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Couldn't get your youtube link to work so I'm gonna post your link in a slightly different way.

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Old 12-03-2017, 04:54 PM
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Cool project.
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Old 12-04-2017, 01:41 PM
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That started up so nicely! Great work, love the fresh out of the barn look.
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Old 12-04-2017, 09:23 PM
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D- You da man! Great job. Refreshing to see one that is mechanically sound, yet not all painted up. Does this mean I will see you up here next August to partake in the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show?
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:22 PM
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These old tractors are tough and dependable. Good tuneup and fresh ignition parts they run great.

The other day it was 30 degrees. I thought my 2000 will never start after not running it for 4 months . Pulled the choke out, throttle out 1/4 way, turned the key and it fired right up after 2-3 seconds cranking and rand like a champ.
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