Cub hour meter

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.

Cub hour meter

Postby Jackman » Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:13 pm

Anyone have a picture of an early Cub hour meter? I have the Burmuda Ken's red red book it does have a pic but it too small and can't really see the meter
Jackman
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 1720
Joined: Mon May 15, 2006 4:26 am
Zip Code: 000000
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Brandon Webb » Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:56 pm

I bought 2 at Redpower. I thought one was a cub, it's the same bracket but appears it's bent different than the one in the picture. I'll run over to dad's and grab them and take some pics, they are both the same guage with different brackets. Be right back. Brandon. :lol:
User avatar
Brandon Webb
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 2157
Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Location: London, Kentucky
Zip Code: 40741
Tractors Owned: 1947 Farmall Cub #1024
1957 Farmall Cub High Crop
1975 International Cub
1977 International Cub
1978 International Cub

Postby Brandon Webb » Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:57 pm

Here are the pics, the guages are identical, evidentally the brackets are all that are different between different models. The one with the correct looking bracket for a cub, just needs the guage turned 45 degrees. They are tricky to read with all the dials, you have to look at it a second.

Image
Image
Image
Image
User avatar
Brandon Webb
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 2157
Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Location: London, Kentucky
Zip Code: 40741
Tractors Owned: 1947 Farmall Cub #1024
1957 Farmall Cub High Crop
1975 International Cub
1977 International Cub
1978 International Cub

Postby Kodiak » Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:04 pm

So the bottom picture reads 1843.5 hrs is that right? What is the little hand
or needle in the upper left (between the 8 and 9) for?
I bought an old tractor all dusty and worn,
knew nothing about her just the year she was born
I washed her and greased her and painted her red
Now she lives happily right here in my shed.

HOME of THE STONETHROW CUBFEST
2007 Cub Tug Champion
User avatar
Kodiak
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
 
Posts: 3402
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 9:02 pm
Location: Ga. Gillsville
Zip Code: 30543
Tractors Owned: 1948 Cub
1955 Cub
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Brandon Webb » Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:14 pm

That would be my guess on the hours, don't know what the little arrow is for. Anyone have any idea's? Does anyone have anymore pics of the guages on a tractor? I'm 100% sure by looking at the pic in updikes book, that the bracket I have is the same as the cub, it just needs un-bent. In the picture on page 35 of his book the mounting holes appear to be oblong which these are also. I believe the hour meter is in one of the cub parts manuals on rudi's server, I'll look. :D
User avatar
Brandon Webb
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 2157
Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Location: London, Kentucky
Zip Code: 40741
Tractors Owned: 1947 Farmall Cub #1024
1957 Farmall Cub High Crop
1975 International Cub
1977 International Cub
1978 International Cub

Postby Brandon Webb » Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:16 pm

Image
User avatar
Brandon Webb
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 2157
Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Location: London, Kentucky
Zip Code: 40741
Tractors Owned: 1947 Farmall Cub #1024
1957 Farmall Cub High Crop
1975 International Cub
1977 International Cub
1978 International Cub

Postby Jackman » Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:04 am

Brandon thanks for the pics 8) :D and congrats on finding two hour meters I assume they are a hard to find option. I am surprised that they have a dials was expecting a rolling number set up like an odometer.


1843 hours is what I understand the lower meter to read, the small need on the upper left could be an indicater as in on its turning off its not
Jackman
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 1720
Joined: Mon May 15, 2006 4:26 am
Zip Code: 000000
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby moe1942 » Fri Jun 29, 2007 7:01 am

I believe the small needle in the upper left is just to indicate that the guage is working.

The other needles move so slow it wouldn't be obvious for sveral days without a faster moving needle.

Sorry jackman. Didn't see your post. You are correct on the hour reading..
moe1942
10+ Years
10+ Years
 
Posts: 227
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 9:42 am
Location: Alexandria, La.
Zip Code: 71303
Tractors Owned: 1-69 Cub

5- Cub Cadets

Re: Cub hour meter

Postby Jason_Coffey » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:21 pm

I know this is an old post, but I think the small needle is for seconds. I hooked up a meter that came with my cub and it ticked once every second.
User avatar
Jason_Coffey
Cub Star
Cub Star
 
Posts: 170
Joined: Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:04 am
Location: Broken Arrow, OK
Zip Code: 74011
Tractors Owned: -
1958 F Cub with Woods 42C
1962 LoBoy with FH & Mott Flail

Re: Cub hour meter

Postby wrink3 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:26 am

Now that hour meters are being discussed, what is considered to be a lot of hours on a low rpm gas engine like a cub? Thanks
wrink3
 
Posts: 27
Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:59 pm
Location: Buffalo, MO
Zip Code: 65622
Tractors Owned: 1977 New IH Cub
1977 IH 184

Re: Cub hour meter

Postby Redcub » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:13 am

I have the IH hobbs meter install guide that gives the exact measurements of where to drill the holes on your Cub if you need it. No use making hole you don't want.
Image
Next time you are out here in the Pacific NW see us at
The Great Oregon Steam Up in Brooks Ore, along Interstate-5 just North of Salem
http://www.antiquepowerland.com Held the last weekend of July, and 1st weekend of August
"Steam and Gasoline"
User avatar
Redcub
Cub Star!!
Cub Star!!
 
Posts: 256
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:19 am
Location: Oregon, USA ( the left coast )
Zip Code: 97000
Tractors Owned: Cub'less right now. Howard CD6 Despeeder, Howard L&S-28 Rotovator, Front end loader, Hub City PTO clockwise converter/rpm reducer, Cub tach, Cub Hobbs meter, Donaldson pre-cleaner. Building my Cub "hope chest" so i can put stuff on one some time soon.
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Cub hour meter

Postby Barnyard » Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:10 am

wrink3 wrote:Now that hour meters are being discussed, what is considered to be a lot of hours on a low rpm gas engine like a cub? Thanks

You might want to start a new post with your question. Not a lot of the guys will read through a six year old thread to see your request.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt -

Barnyard Bash CubFest May 30th - May 31st, 2014
Click here for info http://www.barnyardbash.com
http://www.Savethecub.com
User avatar
Barnyard
Team Cub
Team Cub
 
Posts: 17872
Joined: Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:39 pm
Location: OH, New Haven (Hamilton County)
Zip Code: 45030
Tractors Owned: At This Time
40 Farmall Cubs (Round Hood)
2 Farmall Cub (Square Hood)
2 IH Cubs (Square Hood)
5 Lo-Boys (Round Hood)
2 Lo-Boys (Square Hood)
2 Farmall 404's
1 Farmall H
1 Ferguson 20
1 Cub Cadet 125
1 Kubota B-7100
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y


Return to Farmall Cub

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Joel and 6 guests