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Buyer beware !!

Postby Winfield Dave » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:08 pm

"...tractor has been restored to like new condition..."

If this is what a new tractor is like, don't know if I would want one.
How many incorrect parts can you spot ?
Don't let the pristine paint job distract you.

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby sdurnal » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:35 pm

I'll bite, Dave! Keep in mind that I'm still pretty new with these things. I have a square nose LoBoy and have never been around the taller brother.. What I've seen is wrong gas cap, rubber fuel line, possibly a mag, (can't see it very well) and something seems squirrely with the blade mount brackets. I see a voltage regulator and maybe should have had an alternator.
Go easy on me and point out what I should have found...
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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby IHfarmer » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:41 pm

Missing headlights, seats wrong just my observation

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:51 pm

Stan, just curious as to why you say the gas cap is wrong.
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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby sdurnal » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:54 pm

I know there is a recall, but don't know when it was implemented in production. I have the taller one for my '64. Maybe it was an after production recall...

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby havoc1482 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:05 pm

Seat is wrong. Unless they changed it, but the yellow Cub I've driven had a black cushion seat with a little back/lumbar support. The shift for the one I drove was curved downward. It almost looks like a combination of a red cub and the yellow.

I'm used to seeing this, I don't know what the other years may have looked, if they did look any different.
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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby sdurnal » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:15 pm

Maybe it doesn't have a mag...awfully dark. Oh well, I played the game..

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby RustyKnuckles » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:20 pm

What are they trying to get for this tractor? It might be OK, if you don't expect authenticity to any particular degree.
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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby sdurnal » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:22 pm

The link says $5200.00

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby Jim Becker » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:40 pm

I don't think it looks like a magneto. If course, it isn't going very far with battery ignition and no battery.

It has the wrong seat, wrong decals, wrong color on the fenders, rear rims and some other small pieces. There are a few pieces of a mower attached. It has a rear light bracket but no lights. Trailer tires?

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby RustyKnuckles » Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:53 pm

I'd say price is at least 2X higher than a realistic selling price. Especially, going into the winter season.
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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby Brendan In NC » Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:33 am

Well.... Dave if you want it all i can say! :lol: i never would buy one for the paint! Rusty works for me! an i buy cheap 1100$ for my 64 Cub an its solid as a rock :mrgreen:
its a 72 should not have long stripes the fenders should be yellow the seat should be the original pan seat thats off a Ford or Ferguson Tractor an needs lights!
Tractors are like watermelons..Eat the red and throw away the green!!
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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby Kirk-NJ » Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:32 am

I seen that on CL and thought maybe he got the 2 and 5 switched around. And for that price it still needs a battery?

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby pharmerphil3 » Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:11 am

The choke control is wrong, and I do not see a key ignition. Just my 2 cents! :D

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Re: Buyer beware !!

Postby Papa's Cub » Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:28 am

And, what year did they go with the zenith carb. My two cents, Papa.
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