no data plate

IH CUB Lo-Boy Series - 154, 184, 185 Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Lo-Boy 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.
Tithompson
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:05 pm
Zip Code: 56379

no data plate

Postby Tithompson » Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:10 pm

Anyone know if there is another place for the serial number. I have a 154 and the data plate is missing .
thanks

staninlowerAL
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 3514
Joined: Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:34 pm
Zip Code: 36558
Tractors Owned: Cubs: (3)'49's, (1)'52, (1)'57 IH Cub LoBoy w/FH, (1)'72 154 Number Series Loboy, '76 Longstripe w/FH, Mowers: C-22, Bush Hog 412, Pennington 59, Woods RM42CF, Woods 42, assorted FCub plows, planters, discs, etc. OTHERS: '49 AC B & Ind. Sickle mower, '61 AC D12 Ser 2, '52 8N, '56 Ferguson 35 Deluxe, '53 MM BG (offset), (2) '49 Avery V's, '51 JD M (regular), '56 JD 420C, with Blade and fire plow, '85 JD 850 (Yanmar) w/72" belly mower, '76 Yanmar 1500, Sears Surburban's, MTD's, Jeeps & other misc. "treasures"
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: AL (Southwest)

Re: no data plate

Postby staninlowerAL » Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:14 pm

None that I've heard. Casting codes will help establish the date/month/year built.

User avatar
gitractorman
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 2596
Joined: Mon Oct 24, 2005 11:35 am
Zip Code: 14072
eBay ID: toysforjake
Tractors Owned: Lots of Cub Cadets!
1951 Farmall Cub
1977 IH Cub
1966 IH Cub
1965 IH Lo Boy
1964 IH Lo Boy
1949 Farmall Cub
Several IH 154 Lo Boys
1979 IH 184 Lo Boy
Simplicity 4416 Sovereign
Simplicity Conquest
Simplicity Legacy 4x4 Diesel
Mitsubishi MT180D 4x4 Diesel
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Grand Island, NY

Re: no data plate

Postby gitractorman » Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:38 am

There are a few cosmetic things that you can look at to determine if it's an "early" or "later" 154. The early ones have the light blue decals, with vertical striped headlight decal, just like a Cub Cadet 124/124 as pictured:
Image

Image

These were only made in 1968 and 1969 and would have had the white vinyl seat like my Cub Cadet pictured.

From 1970 to 1974, the 154 Lo Boy tractors had this hood decal:

Image

Otherwise, as mentioned above, you can look at the casting codes on the engine block and find the month and year of production that way.

Regardless of the year, all of the 154 tractors are the same mechanically, so other than "wanting" to know the year, there's no reason to "need" to know the year.

Bill
Cub Cadets 682, 1811, 1864, Simplicity Legacy XL 4x4 Diesel with FEL, 60" mower, 50" Tiller


  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to “Lo-Boy Series - 154, 184, 185”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: wagonmaster and 2 guests