Ruby Red

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About Ruby Red

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  • Birthday 07/20/1948

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    Baden, Ontario, Canada
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    All International Harvester build products, cadets, farm equip., trucks, light industrial equip., hobby farming, lots of gardening, finding, using and refurbishing anything IHC build in my time, my wife, kids and 10 grandchildren.

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  1. New Aluminum Poured Grills 66 / 86 Series $180.00 - New Spring latch $20.00 184 Lo boy $100.00 - with locks 82 Series Cadet $75.00 Canadian Dollar Pricing Shipping Extra Carl
  2. 1st on left for 184 Middle, 82 Series Cadets 66 / 86 Series
  3. 66 / 86 Series Completed
  4. Our Tour guide Cy This was shortly after the release of the Pro Star Model, the Chatham Plant was going to be building Pro Star and Lone Stars, this cab assy was a off frame display for plant tour showing of all truck operating functions and bunk living area
  5. 1948 September -- New plant for Chatham constructed on Richmond Street, at an original cost of $4 million, to replace the Old Chatham Wagon Works Facility on Grand Ave. 1972 50th Anniversary of building trucks in Chatham. $30 million dollars invested in plant modernization 1976 Women hired to join the assembly line operation 1983 Chatham converts to production of heavy duty and severe service truck models 1985 International Harvester Company continued to manufacture both trucks and agricultural equipment until 1985 when the agricultural equipment division was sold to Tenneco Inc.'s J.I. Case Company as part of a restructuring plan 1986 In February, International Harvester Company changes name to Navistar International Corporation, while still maintaining the International brand name for its trucks. The familiar IH logo is now replaced by the Diamond Road symbolizing a commitment to quality and the future 1994 Pro-sleeper production begins (August 2) in Chatham 1997 Chatham is converted to a Class 8, premium conventional plant. Sky-Rise Pro-Sleeper Cab launched (May 1). Board of Directors approves $24.6 million U.S. Modernization Proposal (October 15). 1998 50 years on Richmond Street
  6. Yes, we will have grills for sale, just need to get some finished to calculate our cost. - all our assortment of aluminum grills will be available in the future through ads in the Red Power Magazine. Carl
  7. Just got to working on the 66 / 86 grills, Have them poured, drilled and threaded as required, need to do finish clean up of aluminum and powder coat finish. Maybe one or so could turn up being chromed. Carl
  8. SIGNIFICANT HISTORICAL EVENTS In 1910 International Harvester purchases the Chatham Wagon Works Plant on Grand Ave. E. adding farm wagons to a growing product line. In 1922 First truck rolls off the assembly line at the Chatham Plant and is sold to the Chatham Fire Department. S-model trucks equipped with pneumatic tires -- a first. In 1934 Chatham discontinues wagon production.
  9. Picture of inside of assembly plant on 50th year anniversary celebration at the Richmond St. Plant
  10. Sounds like your diode is faulty, the diode in there to prevent battery power feed back to the alternator stator. (test it). Diode Cub Cadet part #725-3014 also available from Briggs & Stratton #393814 Carl
  11. The wire coming from the engine with the black connector (which is a diode) comes from the alternator in behind the fly wheel. The wire plugged into the diode goes on and hooks up to the battery positive cable at the starter solenoid - or could also be hooked at battery positive post Carl