I spent $104.00 on tune up parts and a new battery for the Cub.The daughter of the original owner told me her father blew the tractor up and parked it in the carriage house on the estate,15 years before I bought it.This little guy runs like a dream.The C-3 mower deck cuts well after I sharpened the blades.The hydraulics needed an O ring seal on the pump.I was getting hydro in the crankcase.Replaced the positive ground cable when I replaced the 6 volt battery.My interstate battery dealer duplicated it perfectly.The loader is dual cylander on a frame that bolts together under the machine and is also mounted thru the front tool mount and secured to the rear housing.A very strong way of mounting.Wires ,points,condenser,cap,rotor,and points are new.My Cub starts extremely easy and maintains around 30 pounds of oil pressure.I have changed out all the fluids on the tractor.The only damaged sheet metal on the whole thing is the grille is a little twisted,with one mounting bolt broke off.The reason the original owner must have thought the engine was blown is because the rotor was patially broken and the contact was turned about 15 degrees.
My next move will be paint. I have not decided if it is going to be it's original yellow or IH red.I like them both. All the decals are still on it and I need to be sure I can get them all.
I have the wheels for the mower deck.
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