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MI Antique picks

Postby Squgit » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:10 pm

So it looks like parts of it may have been red at one time then painted yellow...
loboy_2.jpg

needs some TLC....

lo-boy.jpg

Looks nice though.

deck.jpg

the mower deck is sitting in the barn...not sure kind it is...it doesn't look like the other pics i've seen.

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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Ken (48 Cub) » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:32 pm

No pix of the rear of the tractor...is the mule drive for the mower still mounted? Welcome.
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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Urbish » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:48 pm

Mower looks like an early Woods 42C-2,3, or 4 to me.

http://messicks.com/wo/95174?sectionId=237007&diagramId=541754

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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Squgit » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:09 pm

if the 42 is the cut width...the deck measures about 44" across

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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Squgit » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:22 pm

backend.jpg

the PTO pulley and one of the smaller mower belt pulleys are there...the other pulley is missing.

oil pan.jpg

looks like the oil pan took a hit.
its also got a seal leak at the back end of it...

hole_in_bottom.jpg

and while crawling around...I couldn't help but notice that big hole.
its in the bell housing right behind the oil pan, so clutch/trans area...
..is that normal or is it missing something?

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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Chipmaker » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:30 pm

"and while crawling around...I couldn't help but notice that big hole.
its in the bell housing right behind the oil pan, so clutch/trans area...
..is that normal or is it missing something?"


It's missing a thin sheet metal cover. http://www.tmtractor.com/new/cl/475fp.htm
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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Squgit » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:46 pm

Thanks.

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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby Squgit » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:53 pm

last pic.
this is the SN plate, what's left of it...
sn-plate.jpg

It looks like the only numbers ever stamped were "950" and the "J"
looking at the numbers by year chart this would be a '55 then?
or is there another feature that would make it identifiable as newer than that?

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Re: MI Antique picks

Postby staninlowerAL » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:13 pm

Check the casting codes of major components. The format will be numbers for month and day and a letter for the year of casting. TM Tractor has a list on their website.


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