Tuesday, January 1, 2019

A new project for my son... 1466 AWD

A year ago I started a project for my son. It was going to be a 2 wheel drive 1466 with a cab... well let's just say plans have changed. I received a call from a potential client looking for a top notch 2 wheel drive 1206 replica. After looking online for a donor, I couldn't find the perfect candidate... So I presented an idea to my son. Could I sell his 2 wheel drive chassis that we had been working on... if that meant I could buy him a 4x4? He answered with a huge "YES!!!!!!" So I presented that to the potential client. He was all for it.

Eli (and I) are very happy with this change. I am having a turbo installed on it right now as well as a new clutch. My mechanic is going to put an oil pressure gauge as well as as a water temp gauge... I want to teach Eli how to watch gauges, just like my Dad taught me.

Here it is with a new set of fenders...
 My Dad suggested the tractor needed a paint job. Eli agreed...
 We taped it off and Eli went to work...
 He's definitely my son...
 Ready for a plow day...
Serious fun at a plow day...
 After a days worth of modifying what I had made for the 2 wheel drive chassis... Headed off to the mechanic's for some internal and external hardware...


A turbo charger and a happy boy...
 We took it to a plow day and had some fun...

More later,
Kurt

1 comment:

  1. Hey, Kurt! Long time no talk. I'm glad you're still going at it strong... especially involving your son like that! Awesome. I hope everything else is going well. Keep up the good work. God bless!

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