MN Binder

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About MN Binder

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  • Birthday 08/17/1978

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    Iona, MN
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    Restoring and repairing IH tractors. Currently have: '69 544 row crop gas gear drive, '73 544 row crop gas hydro, '66 656 row crop gas gear drive, '68 656 row crop gas hydro, '68 656 row crop LP Hydro (one of 32 built), '69 756 Diesel Hi-Clear, '69 856 Wheatland, '67 1256 Wheatland, '70 826 Hydro Gold Demonstrator, '71 826 Wheatland, '70 1026 Hydro, '70 1456, '65 1206 Wheatland, (21st one built), '65 806 Wheatland w/ RD pump, '79 686 Diesel Hi-Clear. Addicted to anything IH, but mostly 06, 26, 44, and 56 series tractors...

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  1. All I can say is WOW....that truck is gorgeous! Can't wait to see it in person someday at a RPRU (hopefully?)! I'm sure as with any of your toys, pictures do it no justice! GREAT JOB!!!
  2. I hate this job

    I have 5 Woodfords and 2 Merrils at my place....the Woodfords are very old, and have never given a single problem, One of the Merrils had to be replaced immediately, as it leaked like a sieve, but the replacement one has given no issues so far. The Woodfords are from the 50's and 60's, and the Merrils were installed in '89 and '97....
  3. Battery Jump starter - opinions wanted

    I have one of the standard style ones (Booster PAC ES5000), and also one of the lithium ion style (NOCO Genius 9000)....the lithium one has a lot of power and is very small in size, have started tractors as big as a 1456 with no batteries in tractor at all, and cranked very well. Only 3 downfalls- The cables are very short, so can be a pain to get connected by yourself sometimes, has to be charged with a USB charger (like cellphone charger), and also will not charge up from the tractor's charging system like the old standard ones, aside from that, I really like it, but there are times when I grab the old style one for the convenience factor...Just my 2 cents worth...
  4. Rd engines

    I have a complete split manifold set-up off of a RD450 for dual exhaust if you are still looking for a manifold....nice condition...PM me if interested....Tony
  5. 3594 value

    I just fixed one with this exact problem, relay board seemed ok, but is only $200, so tried a new one, and works good now....might be worth a try, cheap fix if you get lucky like I did....
  6. RPRU 1206 Beauty Des Moines

    It does have 56 series shifting.....super, super nice restoration job on the tractor, and had one of the best paint jobs at RPRU.....
  7. Wheatland Rear Wheel Centers

    That's a nice looking original tractor! Talked to Jim quite a bit about that tractor at the RPRU.....real fun guy to chat with!
  8. 2017 Roundup: What are you bringing?

    I will be bringing a '69 756 Hi-Clear, and a '73 row crop 544 Hydro....
  9. I really like how that air cleaner turned's really cool how you've managed to keep a lot of the original aspects of the machine, and mix in some modern upgrades that don't detract from the overall appearance of the truck....I really like this build! Can't wait to see it all finished!!
  10. 656d lower radiator hose help

    Pics show just what I found also....short 2" hose between elbow and water pump.....
  11. 656d lower radiator hose help

    I have a 706 at home I could look at for you tonight, and let ya know tomorrow if that works....
  12. My new pulling tractor update

    Nice! With Esdon doing the engine, it should run! Nice to see a new machine in the state again....
  13. My new pulling tractor update

    Who's doing the engine work for you? What class are you going to be in?
  14. fuel sending unit 1066

    Float has to be pointed directly to the RH side of the tank in order for it to fit, and holes to line up.....have replaced several of these....
  15. New owner of an 806

    It takes a long time for the second filter to bleed through the RD pump.....I just replaced filters on my 806 w/ RD pump, and it took about 5 minutes for the second filter to fill up with the plunger on the pump in the bleed position.....if your plunger will not stay up when turned, you may have to prop something under it, and just be patient for the fuel to seems like forever, but must not go very fast when it has to cycle through the pump.....