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My IH 660 LP is done at last!!

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I have had this tractor for over 6 years . For many reasons it never got done. This was my 10th year of putting on a ride and time to take it.

The serial number is, 519.

The T/A was replaced and the engine was overhauled.

It has the tripple hydraulic valve set-up. A belt pulley is also on it.

The LP tank makes the tractor look short in pictures.

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very very nice, bet it feels good to have it done, now enjoy it...........dieselman.

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Congradulations!,

Looks very nice,I know that feeling of accomplishment.

IMHO The propane tank gives it a good look. I think L.P. I.H.'s are pretty special.

Best, Tony

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The LP cost 1.52 per gallon. That makes tractor rides more afforable.

I painted this tractor in my barn.

I couldn't afford the 3K they wanted to paint it.

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Wow thats an awesome paint job for a paint booth much less in a barn! Wanna turn one side of dads lower shed into a sandblasting and painting area....trying to figure out how to pull it off without pouring concrete. The shop side is cemented but not the cold storage side. Dust while painting and sand recovery for re-use will be my two biggest challenges to conquer. Nice work there! I only hope our 660 will turn out that well when it has its turn to be painted!

Tony

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Looks sharp and pretty BADA$$.

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Great job,

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The LP cost 1.52 per gallon. That makes tractor rides more afforable.

I painted this tractor in my barn.

I couldn't afford the 3K they wanted to paint it.

If you do that quality of painting and resto ,You need to be doing many more restorations!!

I suggest any I.H. L.P. :D

Best ,Tony

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Very nice job . A nieghbor of mine use to have some 560-s that were lp. Dad and i would help him bale hay and i loved the smell of lp when the wind was blowing it back on use. You've done a great job for a barn paint job ! Keep it up .

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I found the LP to be alot better than a gas on fumes.

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I have had this tractor for over 6 years . For many reasons it never got done. This was my 10th year of putting on a ride and time to take it.

The serial number is, 519.

The T/A was replaced and the engine was overhauled.

It has the tripple hydraulic valve set-up. A belt pulley is also on it.

The LP tank makes the tractor look short in pictures.

Didn't IH start there serial #'s at 501? If so it was an early one.

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This should be the first production LP built.

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I have a 1000 gallon Lp tank in the yard for the house and barn. It has a liquid tube for a dryer bin. I have a hose on it from the COOP and I fill it on the liquid valve by bleeding air pressure off of the vapor valve. It's pretty simple but it scares some. It can't just blow-up. The worst part is the smell of the gas if it gets on your hands. Wear rubber gloves and it's no problem. If you get a big leak, it has a safety valve and it's stops the gas.

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O.K. just wondering what you did, I gotta find a filler hose sometime for mine too, that would be much easier, as of now I take my tractor to town and they fill it where they fill grille tanks ect... they sure look when I bring it! :huh:

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Cool ride enjoy......

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A great looking restoration.

Glad you have it in your stable.

The propane tractors are now being looked for by the collectors.

They are needed to fill their collections.

Propane is a bit confusing and is more of a pain to refuel, but the price is right.

I am looking at converting an older S-10 Chevy to propane.

It should get great mileage and at 1/2 price for fuel, it is a win-win.

Once you use one, you see the benefits of the propane.

And, it can set for years without the carburetor, etc drying out and needing an overhaul.

The tractor is good property to own.

Congratulations!

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The shop side is cemented but not the cold storage side. Dust while painting and sand recovery for re-use will be my two biggest challenges to conquer.

Simple solution for sand / blast media recovery would be plastic tarps. As long as there was no damage to them from blasting directly at them the sand/media could be swept up easily. Dust control while painting might be a little more difficult!

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WOW that's a sweet looking tractor!! Nice work!

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  • There are 3 reasons to bye an LP tractor. !: There are no fuel problems. 2: You don't have feul problems. 3: NO FUEL SYSTEM PROBLEMS!!!!!!
  • It's dreat to put it away in the fall and it starts right up in the spring!

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wun noice taktaa,bro

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