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Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Donald Tanner (Dtanner) on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 07:29 pm:

David Collins

My first Cub Cadet was a 129 that I refurbished and install a loader . 129 and 149 ,169 should be tops for the best Cubs , Just saying. enjoy that Cub . efforts made will be rewarded . wfm


1 step forward 2 steps back always ! Later Don T

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Randy Cahoy (Rcahoy) on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 06:52 pm:

Thanks Jim for the information. Decided just to put in the new head gaskets, clean and put the recommended oil weight in. My guess is 30 weight oil was causing the overheating. Runs like a charm again! Doesn't seem to need anything deeper. Everyones help in this forum is awesome.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy DAVID A CALKINS (Dcalkins) on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 03:45 pm:

Terry ,when i remove the head bolts ,i take a old head gasket ,and place the head bolts in them as they come out ,so you will never be wrong ,also run a tap down the holes to be sure they are clean ,David

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Rob Fuller (Rfuller) on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:19 pm:

Son took the starter/generator to a shop. They replaced the feild coils and son says its charging now.

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy joshua donald stertz (Jstertz) on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 06:40 pm:

David--nice find! The 1x8/9 series is widely regarded in our community as arguably one of the best cub series ever made!

Now I couldn't tell from your profile, Is this your first cub? You mentioned "making it new again". Are you planning a full restoration? If you start a restoration, start a thread on the restoration and refurbish page. That way we can all follow your progress and it keeps all those related posts in one area. I'm looking forward to hearing more about this tractor and how you came to purchase it.

Good luck!!!


Bit Hard by the "Cub Bug"
Josh Stertz


Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy jeff l baker (Jbaker) on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 06:21 pm:

nice, does it have lites?


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

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy david collins (Dlcollins) on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 05:59 pm:

brought this 129 home today, cant wait to get started making her new again.

deck spindles are frozen up but does have the wood roller on it

Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)View Post/Check IPDelete PostEdit PostBy Terry Davis (Tbdavis) on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 10:29 am:

Kraig - thank you very much - had me scared for a bit! I'm sure it's been said many times but I really appreciate your work and contribution on this forum. Makes it possible for boneheads like me to enjoy this hobby.

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