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  1. When they swapped out the 550 for the 466, did they get different frame rails or fabricate motor mounts?
  2. @db1486 Did you ever have pto driveline problems behind the 2+2? Dad said the dealer sold another 1482 to a guy across the line in Canada who ran it with a 8430-8640 JD and he kept taking the driveshaft out because of the way the tractor articulated during turns. He said one time the driveshaft went flying and they found it lying about 100 feet away from the combine! It very well might have been operator error...
  3. The guy who bought it pulled it behind a 5488. I'm not certain dad delivered it with a 1486, could have been a 10. I also don't know the specifics as far as if it had duals or not or what it had for weights or chloride... I've ran a 914 behind a 4630 JD, that's the extent of my experience...
  4. https://octanepress.com/content/designing-1482-part-1 https://octanepress.com/content/designing-1482-part-2 Interesting note: IH claimed a 1086 was big enough to handle a 1482, but my dad told me a story about when he worked at the dealer, he delivered one to a customer with a 1486 IIRC and he said the 1482 was so heavy it shoved that tractor all over the place on a flat road and it didn't have the brakes or traction to safely stop it. He is pretty careful so i'm sure he wasn't in Hi-4 with the TA up at 2500 RPMs! He said he couldn't imagine a tractor that size handling it in a field with a hopper full of wheat...
  5. russtred

    Nov 10 1975

    My son is 7 and he has been obsessed with the Edmund Fitzgerald since I told him about it a year ago. We listen to the Gordon Lightfoot song all the time and we watched the 1995 History Channel Documentary about it on Sunday. He has made a several cardboard box replicas and drawings of the Mighty Fitz. He even prays for the 29 men aboard every night at bedtime. I'm guessing there aren't many other 2nd graders out there that know or care about a ship that sank 37 years before they were born....
  6. Sorry to hear this. Prayers for you and your family...
  7. https://octanepress.com/content/secret-4366-garage
  8. I thought it was odd that 483 and 483B both cross referenced to PPG 81518. Upon further research, 483B contained rust inhibitor, but is the same shade. Learn something new every day!
  9. According to my notes, it's IH483 (Federal Yellow) / PPG 81518. There is a slightly different shade called 483B that was used in the early to mid 70's. Hope this helps you!
  10. And here we have a McCormick-"Deere"ing Model R with 4 cylinders. Traction might be a bit of a problem.... This was taken at the Divide County Threshing Show in Crosby, ND.
  11. This is how a REAL champion acts.
  12. I know this isn't related to any IH tractors or Montana farms, but this item was found on a North Dakota farm that uses IH tractors and this forum has such a wealth of knowledge and experience that somebody will likely recognize what this thing is. I found this round stone in an old dilapidated building we were cleaning up around 20 years ago. It has a steel loop in the center that is riveted in and is flattened like a leather strap might have been run through it. The only other thing I can think is it was a lid for some type of crock and the metal loop was a handle. Does anybody have an idea what is was used for? Thanks! Travis
  13. Here's the link: https://www.auctiontime.com/listings/farm-equipment/auctions/online/30912913/1985-international-7288
  14. I don't know if anyone watched this show after the SuperBowl. The guy is a talented singer, but the pickup in the background was far more interesting to me! Check it out... https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=116&v=CEtnKTOk0ds
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