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  1. My cousin recently bought a one-owner 766D and is trying to fix up some of the odds and ends. One of those things is the top link holder. He asked me whether it should have the tube type or the loop and I wasn't sure. My guess would be the tube but I don't really know. When did they change from one to the other and - did they change all of them or just, say.. large frame tractors..?? TIA FT
  2. Gold demos were available in: 544, 656, 826, 1026, & 1456. No differentiation was made for gear drive vs hydro. Goldies could be ordered pretty much how ever the dealer wanted them. I've even seen factor TA delete 1456 demos. FT
  3. Was almost certainly Dad or I... Doubt there are many left in this part of the country hauling to the elevator with wagons smaller than 500 bu, let alone with an 806. 🤨 FT
  4. Hey, guys... As some might remember, I've been away for quite a while b/c the website just would not work for me. (seems to be behaving now, though, so we'll see...) I know know this is an old thread but I just happened across it... If it looked like this, it was either me or my Dad (pictured) who kindly assists me with running loads to town. 👍 FT
  5. Tom, Attached is the line setting ticket for my 1568.  Located in New Ulm, MN


    1. FarmallTom


      That is really cool!

      Did you buy this tractor new?

      Can I get a description of the condition, etc?

      Also, owner name, ph@. and/or email would be helpful as well.




      PS - The closest I currently have to yours is 7354 (IA) and 7362 (no info)

  6. So, no definitive on where it's new home is... Do we know where prev owner was from or, at least, where the sale was? TIA FT
  7. Can anyone add anything to the location or description of this machine? Just added it to the list. Closest I had were 13545 and 13602; both out of TX THX
  8. Looks a lot like I am going to be selling my TD9-92 soon and before I do, I'd like to mount the rear PTO unit that I've had sitting in my shed for several years. (came off of a nearly identical 9-92) At this point, it looks like about the only thing I am missing is the gasket that goes between the rear end housing and the body of the PTO unit. Unfortunately, I don't have a stand-alone TD9-92 parts book. The one I have has all the various versions all rolled into one book and (unfortunately) I know from experience that many times that makes it inaccurate. So... Can anyone tell me what the right part number for that gasket is? ...or even better; does anyone know where I might acquire that particular critter? Before someone tells me that I can just make one, I'll just say that I'd rather not do that if I don't have to.. TIA FT
  9. Just popped on to see if things had improved any. Took nearly half a minute just to load this page. ^^That just took almost that long again to open the little window for that emoticon. ^^ This really bums me out b/c there is just no way I can continue using this forum with it like this. It'd take me an hour or more just to look at and read what I normally would have in five minutes. FT
  10. Yeah - I don't use bookmarks for RPM so that eliminates that possibility for me.. FT
  11. I believe you. You're the pro, for sure. I'm just saying that it has never made a bit of difference for me in the past and it has also made no difference this time. It took me nearly a full minute to open this thread and they get to this page. My internet connection, while not blazing, seems at least more than adequate for browsing. I just ran a test and got a result of 4.5 Mbps down. My machine is literally brand new so I doubt there is a problem there... I dunno... All I know is that something is different and there IS still some kind of issue here. FT
  12. BJ, I don't think the problem (at least mine) is due to the cache needing to be cleared. (something that, personally, I can't ever remember needing to do at any time in the past 10 or so years) Over that last week or 2(?) I've tried to access RPM on at least 4 different machines/devices and it's a problem on ALL of them. The iPad just works away until it finally gives me the error message. Any of 3 different computers take anywhere from 15-30 full seconds to load each and every page. Any attempt to browse this site is so excruciatingly slow that I finally give up before I lose my sanity. IDK what's changed or what's wrong but I think I can safely say that it's not on this end. All of that said, I think that a large part of why this is so frustrating to so many here is because, as a general rule, the site is so well run and maintained that we are just "used" to it. Problems occur. We all know that. I hope that you are able to get this one sorted out. FT
  13. Yeah, I've had some people tell me that you can title it as an RV. BUT... from what I am seeing, there are some minor details they are leaving out... such as it has to have at least 2 water sources like a since and toilet as well as some other technicalities. This isn't some full sized truck that a guy could add that kind of thing to, even if he wanted to. A 47/4900 isn't exactly a big truck. On the hydraulic brakes thing: My fault - I didn't say that very well. In my initial inquiries elsewhere, I had a bevy of well-meaning folks tell me that I should just avoid a truck with air brakes b/c then you don't need a CDL. I realize that the CDL determination is based on GVW of the truck and/or of the combined vehicle. They might be ok without a trailer but once they hitch anything to it, suddenly, they're not legal. To be honest, I was just trying to avoid that conversation again. (my fault - I should have realized that the overall knowledge base here is much higher! 👍) As for requiring and CDL or not, I don't really care b/c I already carry one with air. I guess the real question is whether there is an easier way for me to be able to own/use this truck without all the headache of someone running OTR. (and PLEASE forgive my ignorance here...) If I don't use farm plates, do I then have to run a logbook every time I get in it? Do I have to plate or get permits any time I'm going to cross a state line? Is there any difference in what have to do or have if I am never hauling anything but my own stuff? Probably things I haven't even thought of yet...? FT
  14. So, for a while now, I’ve been kicking around the idea of picking up something heavier than my SRW 1-ton pickup for pulling a trailer. I’ve looked at a few IH 4700 & 4900’s and found one I really like. This would be used almost exclusively for pulling a trailer, hauling my hobby tractors... My problem is - if it has air brakes, is there any way around it having to be classified as a commercial vehicle? I mean Farm plates would do me no good since I’d need to be able to go more than a couple hundred miles from home from time to time. There’s just no way I could afford to run it with commercial plates and with all the rigamarole that goes with it. Thoughts? PS - I realize that something with hyd brakes would eliminate the need for a CDL but I have yet to find any of those that are set up well at all for towing. -FT
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