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Gleaner k2

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  1. What is the best way to fish this bearing race outta this hole on a 1066 pinion shaft? Thank you!
  2. Dang I tried! Hahahahahaha! I try again on the next 14. Shes looking good! It must be cause its dryer climate down thier in texas those old girls wake up from a long nap heck up here engines can lock up in a couple years if conditions are right!
  3. Good luck! Will waiting to see how her new owner treats her!
  4. Someday i want a 766 balckstripe narrow front! Looks like a nice axle good luck on the rebuild!
  5. I seen that he did a excellent job on that cab! I picked up a late model 86 cab (what was left) cheap at my local yard but it needs all the sheet metal i want to try redoing for my 986 i bought that was rolled! I have most parts between the two
  6. I wish somebody would just make all the sheet metal for the 86 series cab in a kit! Cause thier just gonna get worse i know mike at triple r has some!
  7. Were pretty rusty over here in pa. to! Haha i hate it
  8. Guess you could put a coleman on the front of it!
  9. i second the narrow front with duels id say no cab but im a original guy and if the cab isnt shot it should stay! Cab narrow front an duels and maybe a set of rear wheel weights and a whole rack up front weights would be alittle different!
  10. The more projects i see you do the more i like this style of restoration! I dont know why i use to think a restoration wasnt complete without paint job! Keep up the good work!
  11. Anyone still use a new idea cut/ditioner? We had a 279 grandpa used it to chop corn stalks! When o came around dad used it to mow pastures we never used it to mow hay! Ours was a 9ft 279! I always thought they were a good concept simple and heavy duty to me!
  12. Some really really awesome photos! Those 1456s are just beautiful!
  13. Yes it comes down to serial number but all those things point away from being a true blackstripe!
  14. You can bring it to my house you get tired of it!
  15. I doubt it has the wrong side sheet metal has the louvers serial number tag on the bell housing and dont see the bolt holes in tge rear axle housing for the 86 series cabs! And that tractor had a cab on at one time wrong deck pto lever and steps and the oil cooler hoses dont go through the sheet metal the steel lines come half way up from the multiple control valves! Nice tractor not original though! Wish thier was a rearend pick cause it probably has wrong drawbar and 3 pt hitch to be a blackstripe!
  16. Are the back axle cut off? They look short
  17. Im up for adoption???? Sharp 986 the one neighbor bought one off are other neighbor about 25 years ago exact same set up had 800 hours on it when it changed hands dad wanted to buy it at the time no money in the 80s! I tried to buy it cause we farm the original owners land and i wanted one of his tractors but the current owner wants to much told me he was gonna get it running then i will see its worth that much! It now has about 2000 hours on it! Now its rotting away out side hasnt moved in 5 years! I been waiting to get the call he worked on it but havent yet! Thinking about stopping to see if hes money hungry make a nice winter project!
  18. Your putting to much thought into this! If your 756 is doin it now! A 966 is gonna do better! Thier good tractors as long as they been maintained like anything! If you do buy a 10 that cat 3 doesnt mean nothin! If your just baling hay! Not like your paying more for the tractor that is that old if it had a 2 or 3! A 9 will be cheaper than a 10 everybody wants a 10! That why i have two 9s and one 10! Would like to buy another 9 if in can scrap up the money!
  19. Looks good! My old boss had a stieger i thought the way the duels clamped were dumb way to go on but he didnt use much off set disc and a big old spreader that was hydraulic spreader that sat real high didnt haul as much as the knights he had so he didnt use it much when i worked for him!
  20. I want one with a narrow front someday! Are you putting a narrow front under it? Or does it already have one!
  21. Looks good witg 18.4/42 i assume! With that cab! 38s never fill that fender space!
  22. How many 1066 do you have in the registry? And what was the first 1066s number?
  23. 1066 hydro 2610163U007144. Sold new in western Pennsylvania same family grandpa now my dad! Fender tractor 1066 gear drive 2610172U026441 came from illinois to western Pennsylvania now fender tractor
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