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Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy David Schwandt (Dschwandt) on Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 08:31 am:

Matt M. the edge of the lower frame rail is probably cracked somewhat right in the corner at the front and bent upwards allowing the grill to lean backwards resulting in the problem you describe.

Probably needs straightened out and welded. Would be a good idea to reinforce that area with a flat washer welded on the bottom side maybe.

I have the same problem w/a 126 I am restoring and discovered cracks in that area after sandblasting the frame.

Or, as a temporary fix, add flat washers under the rear 2 grill mounting bolts to compensate for the rearward tilt. At the very least, check for loose grill mount bolts.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Kevin Conway (Kconway) on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 10:22 pm:

An update on my dimming lights. The other night when the lights dimmed, it was windy and snowing covering the tractor (and me) in snow. This morning when I used it, it wasn't snowing or blowing so not much snow on the tractor and the lights seemed to be OK and the charge meter needle pointed just barely to the charge side. I wander if something got wet and caused the lights to dim? Guess I'll check the wires and connections this weekend, maybe I'll find a broken wire or something.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Steve Blunier "Mr. Plow" (Central IL) (Sblunier) on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 09:48 pm:


Blunier Ramming Speed!!!!!!

"There's nothing more peaceful than plowing a field, chances are you'll do your best thinking there"

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy matt moredick (Mmoredick) on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 09:06 pm:

I like the 12hp of the 124, but I miss my 70. So time to start the winter repairs. That brings a few questions for You all.

First, why does my hood hit my steering wheel when I open it? It all seems and looks original.I do not see any adjustments to the column to raise it.
second, will the 7hp engine work a 42" Deck? I want to get wider turf tires for the rear like my 124 but I see the 38" deck rear wheels do not fit with them.
Last one for tonight, I like the quiet muffler in the 124, can I put one on my 70? I was concerned about back pressure.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Daniel Glinski (Drglinski) on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 07:50 pm:

If you get your chains tight enough you won't need straps. I jack my cub up, let all the air out of the tire, put the chain on tight, then re inflate the tire. No bungees or binders required.

Proud owner of a 147 (IH spring assist) w/48" mower, 42" blade and (on loan- dad's) #2 tiller.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy jeff l baker (Jbaker) on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 07:17 pm:

Jim, if I slowed down I couldn't do this, and the tractor made it all the way thru the drift.

Heres a link to one of my most memorable time using my cubs, it was a great time

IH wide frame hydros are the cats meow,,Why own anything else

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Jim Patchett (Jpatchett) on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 06:52 pm:



Tighten your chains, add elastic straps and slow down its winter.


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