gonzo 1066

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About gonzo 1066

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  • Birthday 01/07/1949

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    North West Washington
  • Interests
    Rebuilding IH farm tractors, Pulling RED tractors, Working in my shop. MOPAR cars. Austrailian Opals

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  1. Transmission pictures.

    There are a couple of manufacturers that are making a 20.8X38 just for pulling. https://www.propullertires.com/home.html
  2. What USED to sell newspapers?

    I stopped getting our local newspapers almost a decade ago. Too much garbage reporting by penny loafer shod college grads. Unfortunate for all of us, in the climate of unchecked facts we all suffer.
  3. Transmission pictures.

    On the antique pullers I use a 110v planer to sharpen tires. This tractor will wind up with pro double cut 20.8X38s , when it is done.
  4. Transmission pictures.

    This is being built for the BSTPA 466 class 3X3 charger
  5. Transmission pictures.

    Yes Robbie is cutting the cam.. He has such a cool shop, and a nice attitude.
  6. Transmission pictures.

    This will be a LONG term project, Dont know if I will finish in a year or 5.. Hope to take it to Wisconsin to hook with Badger State Tractor Pullers sometime before I am too old to do it. I am building a tube frame for it. Thinking of a coil over front end. The engine block is a late 468 big lifter block, I have custom pistons and special (green) rods for it. The 466 that is in the tractor is just for mockup..Someone forgot that water gets hard in the winter.(NOT ME)!! Getting a custom cam done in Wisconsin, roller lifters will be the stock truck units. Lemke tractor in Wisconsin made me some steel roller rockers and the aluminum front engine plate. . The flywheel and clutch assembly is a Hypermax 3 disc unit.
  7. Transmission pictures.

    The plan is to use my 5088 hood on it.. I have a fiberglass 1066 hood, but everyone has a 1066 puller.
  8. Transmission pictures.

    I had some large life changes.. Mostly doing the hermit thing for the last 2 years. Just now I have started to engage with people again.
  9. Transmission pictures.

    4th and 5th are overdrive. 5th is about 20% over. The trans has to be removed and taken apart to change ratios. But that is not too hard.
  10. Transmission pictures.

    Direct to the pinion The new transmission has its own reverse gear.
  11. Transmission pictures.

    I had Karl truck freight the trans to me.
  12. Transmission pictures.

    The rear engine plate is milled to fit a powerstroke starter. Steel flywheel is machined for a front ring gear..
  13. Transmission pictures.

    The cast housing is the stock 706-1486 transmission housing. It is milled out to take a twin countershaft 5 speed transmission. The 5 speed is a stand alone aluminum case transmission built for pull tractors.
  14. Transmission pictures.

    Just got a transmission for the puller toy..
  15. Happy Birthday Gonzo

    Thanks for the well wishes.. Had a great day!!