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Offline john k

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Homebrew IHC
« on: August 10, 2017, 12:14:35 AM »
Mini tractor pieced together by  blacksmith in Illinois some 50 years ago.   Engine from a International Harvester combine.    In the background is the only pic I have of my 57  Chevy, high school car,

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Re: Homebrew IHC
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 12:38:02 AM »
nice car. bet you wish you still had it.
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Re: Homebrew IHC
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2017, 01:47:16 AM »
That's a really cool pic.
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Re: Homebrew IHC
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 07:25:48 AM »
Thats quite the contraption! The chrome hub caps really ties it all together though man.   
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Re: Homebrew IHC
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2017, 10:21:43 PM »
Neat little doodle bug

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Re: Homebrew IHC
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2017, 11:11:43 PM »
I saw this at a repair/welding shop at Farina, Illinois.  The guy came out and was darn interesting to listen to.  He had to show me his homebrew arc welding rig on a trailer.  36 Chevy six,  he pointed out the governor he made for engine.   He had a HUGE vise on a welding table outside,  the thing stood at least 15 inches tall.  The screw for the vise was at least two inches in diameter, cut the threads on his own lathe.   Said he got a Mechanix Illustrated Golden Hammer Award for it.  Got a pic of it and his highboy 41 Chevy truck, he built to go into the boonies to service fly wheel gas engines running oil wells.  Have to find that pic. 

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Re: Homebrew IHC
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