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Oliver, Cletrac, Co-op & Cockshutt Tractors Discussion Forum
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Tim in New York

03-24-2013 05:47:07
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It looks like the one in the picture, but with a wide front end - non adjustable. It has pins on the bottom of the differential for 3 pt, but no arms or apparent castings on the top for the lift mechanism. I didn"t look to see if it had power steering. It had an odd looking shifter - kinda like a tower, one stick but apparently dual ranges. There was an obvious LPTO level under the seat, and another smaller level that must have been for the PTO pump. But no outlets or anything.

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welding man

03-24-2013 06:04:42
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 Re: Cockshutt 550? in reply to Tim in New York, 03-24-2013 05:47:07  
Hard to find a Cockshutt with all the 3 point intact.I have 3 cockshutts and none have 3 point.The transmission has 6 forwards and 2 reverses.all on one shifter. Takes a little time to get used to shifting them. If the price is right, I'd buy it. I started out with one and I wish I had one of every model they made. They are great tractors.



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Tim in New York

03-24-2013 07:45:37
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 Re: Cockshutt 550? in reply to welding man, 03-24-2013 06:04:42  
It looks like it is a simple, rugged tractor. The weigh appears more than I would expect for a 40hp tractor. Are there any typical weak points or problems to look out for?

Tim



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welding man

03-24-2013 08:03:59
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 Re: Cockshutt 550? in reply to Tim in New York, 03-24-2013 07:45:37  
You must consider the age of this tractor and the fact that there hasn't been any produced for over 50 years.The Gemmer power steering gave some problems,but can be repaired. Seals leaking etc. are common with anything this age. Parts can be tough to find,but there are sources for most things. This doesn't really bother me. I'm not a farmer and don't use mine to work with, I'm a collector.



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Tim in New York

03-24-2013 08:20:03
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 Re: Cockshutt 550? in reply to welding man, 03-24-2013 08:03:59  
Thanks. I am aware of the issues with tractors of this age. I've owned a few, including a 59 Case I tried to restore and finally gave up on. Guess I will keep an eye out at the next auction and see how it goes - and how this tractor runs. What little I would use it - my main work tractor is a slightly newer IT utility - I only would need a few hours a year out of it.

As I said, they are rare around here - I only remember 2 being used in the neighborhood when I was growing up - maybe this won't bring much at auction.

Tim

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welding man

03-24-2013 09:10:30
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 Re: Cockshutt 550? in reply to Tim in New York, 03-24-2013 08:20:03  
Given the low numbers of Cockshutts produced and the fact that they were manufactured in Canada is the reason they are so scarce. There are very few in my neck of he woods too. I have a 35 Deluxe-Only 1850 were produced- A 570 Diesel -only 3100 Gas and Diesel were produced and the 550 you are looking at -2930 were produced. Check out Cockshutt.com for more info and good luck on you purchase.



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Ydnar

03-29-2013 21:35:57
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 Re: Cockshutt 550? in reply to welding man, 03-24-2013 09:10:30  
Between my dad, brother,and I, we have owned 5 of the 550s. The one I have now is a 1960 550 diesel.Of the 2930, less than 400 were diesel, and my 3 point is complete. We have all been very pleased.



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