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About 953 nut

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    Wheel Horse Master
  • Birthday 04/30/1945

Wheel Horse Information

  • tractors
    1957 RJ35 project
    1958 RJ58 project
    1963 953 Serial # 62-780 Under restoration
    1963 953 Serial # 62 829 with snow cab, project
    1963 953 Serial # 34444 survivor
    1963 953 Survivor # 41784
    1963 953 Hot Rod
    1963 953 project
    1965 1055 #108214
    1970 GT14 with Johnson front end loader
    1987 418 C worker
    1993 310-8
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    Navy
  • Location
    Western NC
  • Occupation
    Retired
  • Interests
    Church, Old tractors, Street Rods, NASCAR, Habitat For Humanities, Wood working

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  1. 953 nut

    K301 rebuild

    Here is a bit of info on balancing from Brian Miller's site. http://gardentractorpullingtips.com/balance.htm He is also a great source of quality parts including oversize rods. http://gardentractorpullingtips.com/a1miller.htm#connectingrods
  2. Here is another OSHA Poster-boy! Is this an Oxymoron , or is just a plain old moron?
  3. 953 nut

    H O W A R D update

    HOWARD! We miss you buddy!
  4. 953 nut

    New Tractor guy

    If you would like a first class seat you can contact @BOB ELLISON, great seats!
  5. Please take a few minutes and tell us a bit about yourself and your https://www.wheelhorseforum.com/forum/47-introductions/
  6. I think Home Cheapo sells Ryobi too.
  7. Fantastic reports, we will continue to keep all of you in our prayers.
  8. I think the majority of that cost increase is because of the NTSB Safety requirements. If Charles Darwin were in charge he wouldn't have allowed this, Natural Selection would require the careless drivers be allowed to parish in auto crashes.
  9. 953 nut

    16hp onan

    Probably takes a few seconds for the fuel pump to fill the float bowl and get the mixture right.
  10. A few decades ago (about 1978) I picked up my neighbor (he was in his eighties) and took him to a car show with me. Though there were five decades separating us we had a lot in common and attending car shows was one of them. We took in the show and went to an ice cream emporium for a cool refreshing snack. Looking at the price list he commented that when he was a student working part time in a soda fountain a banana split was thirty five cents, now they were three dollars. I asked what year he was working in the soda fountain, he said 1939. Asked what his wages were he said thirty cents an hour. At that time (1978) the minimum wage was two dollars and sixty five cents so I told him the price was the same as it had been when he was a kid; a bit more than an hour's pay at minimum wage.
  11. 953 nut

    my late dad

    The most precious possessions we have are the loving memories of those who are no longer with us. Glad to know that his friends also are able to have some of his prized tractors.
  12. 953 nut

    Last Nights Grab, the Elusive 418-C

    Yes, the axles on the 418-C are a bit longer than most. That will be a nice looking setup!
  13. 953 nut

    Whats the general consensus on the GT14?

    Very light duty home made unit.The factory mount has a lot beefier setup and doesn't connect to the axle bracket.
  14. 953 nut

    K301 rebuild

    I for one would leave them out! Here is a thread on the balance gear issue that will probably add to your confusion.
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