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Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Allen Schumacher (Aschumacher) on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 09:47 am:

Willie, your clean up job looks like success !

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy William Anders (Wanders) on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 09:09 am:

Kraig and all,

In the spirit of sharing, I've cleaned up the manual that Kraig linked, and OCR'ed it. It is now searchable (crtl-F, or "find") and a little easier to read since the pages are better aligned. The link is below. Use the black "down arrow" on the page to download.

Regards,

Willie

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4Z6PbMOcEolRnBwUkFIbFdVOXc/edit?usp=sharing

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy jeff l baker (Jbaker) on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 08:54 am:

kraig


IH wide frame hydros are the cats meow

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy William Anders (Wanders) on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 08:02 am:

Kraig:

Thanks! I like your phrase "just in case".

My major concern in this project is getting parts for that old Tecumseh. I admit that I have not scoured the archives here for source information, but if I need piston rings, or a head gasket, or seals, where do I source them?

I recall that I almost started a similar project way back in 1995. At that time, as I recall, you could still buy a new fiberglass shell from IH, or at least the part was active in their catalog. Amazing.

Willie

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Kraig McConaughey "Keeper of the Photos" (Kmcconaughey) on Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:13 pm:

William, just in case you need it, here is a link to the Model 60 Service Manual


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Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy William Anders (Wanders) on Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:02 pm:

Kraig,

WOW! Fast service. And exactly the information I needed. Thanks a ton. I love that particular info page because it shows a "naked" Model 60 chassis.

Willie

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Kraig McConaughey "Keeper of the Photos" (Kmcconaughey) on Friday, February 14, 2014 - 09:44 am:

William, WELCOME!

Here's some specs on the Model 60:

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Not sure of the height but looking at various photos of them I'd say roughly 36" to the steering wheel. Overall width I would guess to be approximately 34" based on the 32" cutting width. Overall length is listed as 54".


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Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy William Anders (Wanders) on Friday, February 14, 2014 - 09:29 am:

Overall size of an IH Cadet Model 60

I'm considering buying a 60 (had one as a kid - great machine) but I need to drive a considerable distance to pick it up. What are the length, width and height of a Cadet Model 60? I want to see if it would fit in the back of a minivan (perhaps with the steering wheel removed). Thanks in advance,

Willie

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Charlie "Digger" Proctor (Cproctor) on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 05:04 pm:

Not much way of doing anything with it since all the parts hit sleezebay today!


"Every Cub has beauty but not everyone sees it."

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Kraig McConaughey "Keeper of the Photos" (Kmcconaughey) on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 08:56 am:

Millage, WELCOME!

There's a bunch of photos and info on the Cadet 60 in THIS THREAD that might interest you.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy millage howe (Mmhowe) on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 07:01 am:

hi new bee here. while brosing craigslist this weekend i ran acrossed a cadet 60 with a blown engine (broken rod). i had one of these as a kid and put a sno-sled engine on it, what a blast. before the page could finnish loading i was in my truck to pick it up. my kids are pulling tractors i think it would be cool to throw a garden tractor rearend and a kohler it the back then off to the track to pull it. can't wait to revitilize those child hood memories with my kids. i did think about restoring it but i would think engine parts would be hard to come by. i think if i make it a puller my kids would have fun, i would have a perminant grin on my face and others would have acess to the parts that i don't need like mower deck, trans, engine parts. thoughts?

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