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 1977 sears st8 build

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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeAugust 28th 2018, 8:38 am

That’s a fantastic looking tractor. I really like it!
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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeAugust 29th 2018, 11:58 am

Looking good, love the paintjob! You gonna fit the front grill panel again?
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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeAugust 30th 2018, 6:17 pm

Tractor looks great with the orange and black. 

Are you planning on mowing with this?
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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeOctober 9th 2018, 3:37 pm

Sorry haven't updated in a while tractor is almost done. I am going to mow some with it but with a tow behind that I built right now I've been doing some ground engaging with it. I am going to put the filler plate back in im just still kinda thinking over my plane for it I may just keep it original. So for updates I replaced the rag joint and steering shard with a cut down one from a jeep I also just finished up my electric sleeve hitch 1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Image19
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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeOctober 9th 2018, 3:39 pm

Quick question this is the size rear tire on it 22x7.5-12 has anyone seen an ag tire that size?
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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeOctober 9th 2018, 4:03 pm

Love the sleeve hitch setup! Looks like it should work great. I've seen 23" tall Ag tires for a 12" rim, those would work good for ya. You could probably get them in 8" or 10" width.

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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeOctober 9th 2018, 4:16 pm

Interesting, so that is why that hole is there on the hitch plate on Kal and the other Murray GT I have.  For an actuator.

Also, be sure to check actual sizes of the tires.  it may say 24x10x12 but actual size is like 23x9.5x12. Also, you can fudge a little on those sizes. That wheel should be able to handle an 8.5, and the height up to about 25/26 maybe. Just have to be sure on the 12, but I'm sure you knew that.

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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeOctober 9th 2018, 5:13 pm

Thanks for the help with the tires guys, oh the sleeve hitch i did have to cut a little more out of that hole for the actuator lol.
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PostSubject: Re: 1977 sears st8 build    1977 sears st8 build  - Page 2 Icon_minitimeOctober 9th 2018, 5:22 pm

I actually forgot I also made a crossover and y pip so that I can have a stack on it now too ill get a pick of that in the morning
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