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PostSubject: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 10:22 am

I've been stalking this forum long enough, I decided it was time that I make an introduction.  From NW 'burbs of Chicago.

To date, most of the work on my old Ranch King has been restoration, getting the old dog running her best; new wiring, starter, lights, 2 solenoids (fried one), rebuilt carb, new belts, rebuilt steering, new ignition switch.

I have added a small front bash bar and 1-ton winch.  Next up is to add more aggressive tires and to get more speed out of the peerless 2300 and 694CC Briggs. Main use is some light trail crawling and towing duties for a double jet ski trailer around the yard.

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awesome man! I was stalking for about a year before i joined.
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PostSubject: Re: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 11:14 am

Looks like you've payed attention to everyone's mods lol. Nice fab skills. That's a really solid mower, I don't think you'll ever break that axle, so you can get the nastiest tires you want. Welcome.

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Welcome, and Nice ride!

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PostSubject: Re: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 3:37 pm

Thanks guys!

Yea, a lot of you guys provide some dangerous inspiration.

Red, If I get bored that front leaf setup seems really ideal. Less complicated than trying to use shocks, and dirtbag simple.

my fab skills aren't as good as they might appear Smile I spend a lot of time cleaning up my welds and squaring edges. And I'm an engineer by trade, so design work is in my blood.


I have a project car in the garage as well, but honestly it's way more fun to tinker with the tractor than it is the car... and cheaper too.

Looking forward to being a part of this community, even if I don't post often, I'll be around!
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nice man hope u like what u see and have you really put it to the test and see how much that rig can do
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PostSubject: Re: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 9:32 pm

Absolutely! I know the winch works like a champ. Last week my buddy somewhat intentionally backed his tractor into a swamp down to the axles... pulled him out like nothin.
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PostSubject: Re: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 10:20 pm

Welcome!

I live up in the N.W suburbs of chicago too. What town you from?

there was a mower just like that forsale on C/L about a week ago for $50, It sold real fast
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PostSubject: Re: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 10:48 pm

I'll keep my location private for now. I bought this one 2 years ago for $75, just needing some TLC. They get real cheap if you can find em without attachments. Unless its a JD...
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PostSubject: Re: First post from an old stalker   First post from an old stalker Icon_minitimeOctober 21st 2014, 10:50 pm

rstolz wrote:
I'll keep my location private for now.  I bought this one 2 years ago for $75, just needing some TLC.  They get real cheap if you can find em without attachments.  Unless its a JD...

mhm theres a cheap ford im lookin at right now. JD's are overpriced.
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Howdy! Dig the tractor! Like "thatoneteen" said there was one of those that sold for $50 in Chicago... I'm also in the northwest suburbs of Chicago too!
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Carshowkid wrote:
Howdy! Dig the tractor! Like "thatoneteen" said there was one of those that sold for $50 in Chicago... I'm also in the northwest suburbs of Chicago too!

theres a nice ol ford forsale in downers grove up by you, hoping to pick it up so dont be stealin it from me
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I saw that... Since I live in downers... But I don't really like the looks of it that much... But my mom though it was cool... But whatever not into the old fords that much... I want an old cub cadet 108
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Welcome to the forum What a Face bounce
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Carshowkid wrote:
Howdy! Dig the tractor! Like "thatoneteen" said there was one of those that sold for $50 in Chicago... I'm also in the northwest suburbs of Chicago too!

theres a nice ol ford forsale in downers grove up by you, hoping to pick it up so dont be stealin it from me
if you don't get it I'm slightly interested.
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