Well I have started on another this year got the 1964 110 done and now have the 1970 70 all apart and blasted and all parts in paint. I thought the pictures might help if someone needed to know how something went.
I got mine from hapco I could not find the original for the hood so I went with the black boarder. And I think I have the rearend parts you need. I have been deer hunting and may not be home for a week or to.
When refurbishing my 100 I couldn't find the the back one of the two labels on the tunnel - those sort of between the operator's lower legs. Deere no longer offered it and Hapco didn't have it. So I went to work and had some labels like the M46959 made. The 70's above 50,000 and the model 100 use it. Unfortunately my label ended up being about 1/2" greater in front-to-back dimension than the original, but it still sets between the bolt heads OK and looks good there. I still have some left that need a home.
Mitchell - I can't tell you how many times I've checked out your pics. Thanks for posting these! I am new to the hobby and just recently started on a 1971 Model 70. Having your pictures has really helped me so far. It's nice to compare what I see in the garage to someone else whose gone through it. Thanks!
Mitchell - thanks. I will check it out for sure. On a side note, what did you find to be the best way to pull the steering wheel? I could open a new post for this, of course, but figured you would have a good answer. Thanks again!
Mitchell - Did you get the hood decals at the dealer? Did you find the ones with the silver border? I got the set from Hapco and they have the black border, which I can live with but they're technically not correct for a 1971. Thanks!
I also looked everywhere and did not locate the originals. I went with the John Deere black border also. I was hopeing Hapco would reproduce them but they are not set up to do so. And yes I got mine at Deere they were a little cheeper on price and no shipping.
Thanks for the info. I appreciate the help! I may have more questions for you in the coming months... I am going to post some pictures of my project thus far in a separate post soon so you can see where I am. Thanks again!
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