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  1. Brady Boy and Auger Creek and all the others with birthdays today Happy Birthday, and many more. Your birth date is a date, that will be remembered forever. GT&T
  2. Glyn Welcome to the forum. Having worked on quite a few of these series tractors, I have noticed that the shift linkage on the left console will get dirty corroded and begin to drag when you shift gears. I have seen that when you shift from one gear to another that this dragging will pull the shift linkage from one gear partially into position that it will be dragging the teeth of another gear. My suggestion would be to get some WD-40 or chain lube or other thin spray lubricant, and lubricate all the linkage under the left console. I would also loosen the four screws, and remove the cover on the center of transmission, located between your legs when seated on the tractor. Lubricate this linkage also while shifting into all the gear positions. You will find that it will shift a whole lot better and may not be grinding. If you still have problems with grinding you may have problems with detents in the transmission not in place. I would try lubricating the linkage and have someone to operate all the linkage while you look at it from under the console. I hope this helps. GT&T
  3. Mudfly Thank you for that compliment and also for taking the time to say Thank You! You would be surprised to know how many times that someone has asked for information or help, and never even acknowledged that someone answered their question. I have used your method of obtaining help many times and it has always helped me. GT&T
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    Fuel shut off

    IH fanforlife Thanks for that beautiful picture, it is so clear that I think I will be able to drill it just like you said and install a small roll pin or drill bit. ( Through the computer.) That is a good Idea. GT&T
  5. Mudfly If you need more help, you may try Google for AutoZone, O'Rileys , Advance or other parts stores. AutoZone will have rental tools if you need something special. Glad you are going now and please keep us informed of your progress. I'm also a combat veteran from VietNam, thank you and your wife for her service to us and our country. What is your destination? I would like to follow along as you go. GT&T
  6. Mudfly If you suspicion a leaking head gasket, here is a quick check. With the engine off, fill the radiator full to the top, then start the engine and while running make sure the radiator is full. Then while the engine is running, with radiator cap off, look for bubbles or for the coolant level rising and over flowing. You will have some over flowing due to the coolant expanding from the engine warming up. GT&T
  7. Mudfly Have you checked the radiator coolant level? You mentioned that the storage tank or reservoir was full. The radiator cap is under pressure and cannot be checked when the engine is hot as the coolant will blow out when the pressure is released. This will scald you and anyone near the vehicle. The reason I ask is, it is possible for the engine to be low on coolant, even though the storage tank or reservoir is full. I am on line and I will post this and wait while you check. I have more information, but will be writing it while you are answering. GT&T
  8. Binder Dan This sounds so obvious that I am reluctant to ask? Do you know that there is a screen in the PTO suction tube? It could be stopped up with the same trash that was in your hydraulic filter and filter bypass screen. The whole hydraulic system will have remnants of what got through the filter bypass screen. This filter bypass was running open when the filter was plugged. That screen is not going to stop anything except large particles, when you start and run the system with new HyTran, this will flush out the system and the screen in the PTO pickup tube may be plugged again. You may want to pull the hydraulic filter again, and see what might be in the new filter, and/or filter bypass screen. GT&T
  9. I'm sure that I can smell this through the computer! 😷 And mask! GT&T
  10. VT I'm pretty sure that is an old style of air governor. If it is, the newer style will be a direct replacement, even though it won't look the same. Hope this helps. GT&T
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    Tbn farm

    Tbn Welcome to the forum. There is a Construction Forum on this site that has a very wide following. If you will go back to the "Boards" heading and go to the Construction section, there are a very large amount of people that are very knowledgeable on construction equipment. I feel like you will get a much better response there. GT&T
  12. Bitty Thank you for being there and helping this neighbor, God bless you. The best help is being there quickly and doing what you can to save what you can. GT&T
  13. Mighty 1206 Thanks for posting this information. It is very good to know. I'm glad to know that there are business that can replace some of the parts that are no longer available. GT&T
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    I 250

    Eason I had seen your post and I didn't recognize the model number, but after seeing Mr. Plows post I can see that if the last zero had been left off then, the model could easily be an Industrial 2500. This would make the tractor very close to a 574. I have a 2500 and also the manuals. With exception to the things like front axles, rear axles, grille and tire and wheel sizes, the 574 service manual should be able to cover much information. Hope this helps. Fred
  15. Scott Welcome to the forum. My first thought is you have a pinion bearing problem. When the tractor engine is loading the transmission the pinion bearings are loaded in a positive direction, but when the momentum of the tractor is loading the engine then the pinion bearings are loaded in the opposite direction. This will change position of all the gears on the transmission shaft, which is where the noise is coming from. I would recommend pulling the top transmission cover and inspecting the bearings and gears, before you do more damage to the tractor. GT&T
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