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PostSubject: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Jul 31, 2019 5:56 pm

I wanted to start a post to go through this build. The original reason I bought this tractor is because a friend and I go to the South Haven MI tractor show every year. Last year we decided we are going to turn it in to a guys weekend. We took his camper down and camped way out because we came in late and all the good spots were taken. After walking 3 sets of blisters off we decided we would have tractors to drive around for this year. I have a small hobby farm and wanted something that would be useful. I decided I wanted a Farm King. 2 of them came up on an online auction by me and I bought both for $250. 1 looked pretty good and 1 not so good. The better of the 2 had a blown engine and the other had everything disconnected. So the first order of business was to get the engine running on the parts tractor. Luckily it fired right up and we swapped it over to the other tractor. After about an hour we we're riding it around the yard. We decided that what ever we took had to have an over kill stack. So I mounted a 5" chrome turn out off a semi to my farm King. I love the way the cast iron 16hp Briggs sounds through that stack. LOL. We went to the show, rode around and had a blast. So I decided I wanted to make some upgrades. I am swapping the rear to Wheel Horse 5 lug hubs, and I have 12x10.5 rims and 26x12x12 R4 tires for the back. I plan to repaint it this winter and do some other minor upgrades. The tractor I am building is a 1980. I am going to upload all the pics to a google folder and post the link so you guys can look through all my pics of this tractor.

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Jul 31, 2019 6:43 pm

There is a really easy to use photo link here in the forum, I’m sure mighty or AK will have a link to the tutorial

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Jul 31, 2019 6:53 pm

There's a link in my signature that should help you out.

Also, welcome to the forum! Looking forward to seeing some pictures!

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Jul 31, 2019 7:48 pm

Ok posted some pics above. One before, one after the new rear tire res and rims, and the one in the middle is current after I had alot of parts blasted and painted. I have lots more pics all through the build. Now I need to get the hood and grill blasted and painted.

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Jul 31, 2019 8:10 pm

Welcome to the forum!  Nice 990!

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Jul 31, 2019 8:15 pm

Thanks! Here is a video of me pulling. I was in high range, it pulled even better in low.

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeThu Aug 01, 2019 7:30 pm

Welcome to the forum, I am doing a build with a similar tractor, A MTD 960, which is a gear drive version. i am going to do a diesel swap on mine. here is my build thread: http://www.atltf.com/t5870-1969-mtd-960-diesel-build. i a bit slow at the moment due i have other projects in the way, and I need to get the diesel engine with the correct throttle setup.
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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeThu Aug 01, 2019 8:29 pm

Welcome to the forum!  Finally a fellow 990 owner!  Yours is a haaaaair cleaner than mine though.   lol!

What size are those rear tires?
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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeMon Aug 05, 2019 8:32 pm

Double W your tractor was actually the reason I signed up here. They are 26x12x12. Also I can help you with the stack. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeWed Aug 07, 2019 9:35 am

@Juscuz wrote:
Double W your tractor was actually the reason I signed up here. They are 26x12x12. Also I can help you with the stack. Smile


Hahaha, well now don't I feel special! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My 990 Build   My 990 Build Icon_minitimeMon Aug 12, 2019 8:37 pm

I had the hood, grill, PTO belt guard, and 3 point hitch parts all sand blasted. the 3 point parts are all painted and the rest is primed. I will post more pics when I get stuff back together.
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