> It was actually built by the old guy I bought it from. He made it from
> copper pipe, sheetmetal and lexan. He only used it to blow snow so he didn't
> design it to be removable so I remove the doors in summer.
Very cool. It looked like it had to be custom made in some fashion. I
also like the idea of having shielded feet (I'm sure you do, too).
> stays pretty decent inside in the winter. With insulated coveralls that I
> wear it can get too hot in there!
I bet; I saw that "heater hose" you ran off the exhaust. No real wind
A few hours behind the motor on the father-in-law's 8N in the midwestern
summer heat, and I'm soaked through. I mow a long section, then cruise
back the 1/4 mile on the dirt road to cool it and me off. It's a tough
bugger; didn't they build something like 1/2 million of them?
Some day I'll pull the cab off and treat
> the old girl to a new coat of paint. Mechanically it is excellent. The old
> guy was a Chrysler mechanic and rebuilt the motor himself. I felt like I was
> asking his daughter out when I bought the thing. It was like I was being
> interviewed to make sure it was going to a good home ;^) StuK
Yeah, I understand what you mean with the interview thing. People get
very attached to these things...
I have to coordinate getting his to a his cousin's shop to replace that
ring gear and clutch before it gets too damned hot.
> ThunderSnake #11
> "Wound Up" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>Poopyhead Local Shop "Stuart"
>>That's a nice one, and the cab is AWESOME. It's even heated! Does the
>>front glass come out? And ys that your creation, or is it a marriage of
>>car and tractor? BITCHIN