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Re: JD730 diesel diet

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Posted by MW730DPuller on January 07, 2013 at 21:21:55 from (

In Reply to: Re: JD730 diesel diet posted by Brad Vinkemeier on January 07, 2013 at 15:45:22:

To start with this tractor is a dedicated puller. I already have the rare factory smooth rear cover with no holes for anything, pto driveline completely removed from rearend housing,all hydraulic components completely removed from the tractor, electric start, light billet steel hubs, light rear steel rims, 18.4-38 Armstrong 6 plys at 40% (about the lightest tire in that size you"ll ever find that actually work), manual steering, MT narrow front with small wheels, oil bath air filter housing completely removed, pony start main fuel tank(cause its smaller than the electric start one), factory fuel filter setup will be replaced with a lighter modern spin on style. I do not pull in a restoration stock class but it still cannot be torched on and welded on to get lighter, all my mods bolt on and still have Deere casting numbers on them, minus the rear hubs and rims. I understand that these tractors do well in heavier classes but most of our antique pulls in this area end at 7000 or 7500 pounds, a rare few go to 8000. So all I can do is make the best of my situation and work with what I have, thank you though for the opinions, they are apriciated. I am still very courious about the 70 steering sector though.


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