I am getting fairly close to finishing my restoration of my 1964 JD 110 and thought I would start sharing photos of the progress. This is how I found it which wasn't that bad of shape for a nearly 50 year old tractor. The serial number is 8320.
Jason Applegate - Looks like a really good project and glad things are progressing well. Since that tractor's carburetor is gravity feed for fuel, I'm not sure how that carburetor ever got any fuel. Keep up the progress.
Me neither Kenneth. I didn't start the tractor when I bought it. At the price I payed it really didn't matter. Engine has good compression and clean oil in the pan so I'm hoping it will be easily started or rebuildable.
Im hoping that is not the case. The tranny is off and I have stressed it in all gears and appears OK. The choke lever was stuck and bent on the carb so I am waiting on that to come in before I reassemble the motor and crank it up. I have a bench that I bolt them to in order to start them. I'm trying to think of all the issues I could have beforehand and this site has certainly helped me do that. I have read several posts on issues before I started the resto. This site is invaluable as far as I am concerned.
Hats off to Jim Hartman and Mike Duwe for their advice on replacing the detent springs in the shifter forks. Found that one was broke and the other was compressed. While removing the gears to get the forks out I notice a gear had a chipped tooth. Both of the issues would have no doubt made themselves apparent after I had put so much effort into painting the tractor and putting it back together. Which would have made me pretty upset. Thanks guys!
Peerless a part of Tecumseh was the place that made the transmission. Tecumseh went belly up but the Peerless part was bought and I think still exists. Google Peerless and see what you can find. If you have the JD part number for the gear Google that and and you may find one or at least the Peerless part number. Then put those part numbers in E-Bay searches. Roger
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